Mr. Klein is an Entrepeneur; Executive and Educator.
Jan has been both a venture capitalist and operating executive who has spent over 25 years in the telecommunication, Media and Technology field. He is CEO of Parlor.fm and an Executive in Residence at Stevens Institute of Technologyâ€™s Howe School of Technology Management. Mr. Klein remains a general partner at PSK, LLC, which advises early stage technology companies and financial institutions. Prior to joining Parlor.fm Mr. Klein supported a number of Israeli, US, Indian, and Korean start-ups that are seeking to enter or expand in the US market. Additionally, he was a sell-side equity analyst at Dean Witter covering wireless and Internet firms. As a business and financial planning executive, Jan has helped a number of early stage telecommunications companies secure financing and establish industry partnerships. Prior to restarting his consulting practice, Jan held senior management roles in finance and/business development with mid-cap and large cap wireless technology firms that included AT&T Wireless, Geotek, US Wireless and Qualcomm.
Mr. Klein capped an 18-year tenure at AT&T in sales, operations and finance with the responsibility for the financial planning and negotiation of the 1994 McCaw Cellular acquisition. Following the McCaw merger, Jan joined Dean Witter Reynolds as their wireless telecommunications analyst and followed cellular and Internet service providers.
Jan holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, an MBA in Finance from George Washington University, an Executive MBA from Cornell University and an Associate Degree in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey and holds a NASD Series 7