Boston Harbor Angels Inc. Appoints New CEOZiad
Boston Leading Angel Investor group Strengthens Resources
Boston, MA Boston Harbor Angels Inc announced the appointment of Ziad H. Moukheiber as BHA’s Chief Executive Officer.
“Ziad will be a great asset to our angel group. He has experience in entrepreneurship with his previous company SilverSword LLC [Acquired by NSk Inc.] he has demonstrated a unique ability to identify and nurture early stage companies with the potential to scale. Ziad has extensive customer service experience that will ensure that our members and startups are engaged and satisfied” said Mic Williams, Founder and President of Boston Harbor Angels. “We will continue to support our entrepreneurs and members with Ziad’s leadership we look forward to exciting times in the Boston Ecosystem.”
Ziad Moukheiber was president of SilverSword LLC, a provider of fully outsourced IT solutions for small and medium sized businesses in New England.
A business leader with two decades of experience in building scalable organizations and advising companies in sales, marketing, operations, IT, service delivery, and customer service, Ziad founded SilverSword in 1998. He and his team have built SilverSword into a leading boutique IT consulting company that provides an outstanding customer service experience for their New England area clients. SilverSword LLC was acquired by NSK Inc in November of 2015, Ziad remains as a senior advisor.
Ziad is an active angel investor and on the board of businesses and nonprofit organizations and teaches entrepreneurship.
Ziad earned his BA degree from the American University of Beirut (1992) and his master’s degree at the Interactive Telecommunications Program at the Tisch School of the Arts of New York University (1996). Founded in 1979 as the first graduate education program in alternative media, ITP is internationally recognized as a unique and vital contributor of new ideas and talented individuals to the professional world of multimedia and interactivity.
“As the CEO of Boston Harbor Angels, I am excited to build on our angel group’s success. Our strength lies in our broad membership across many industry sectors. We not only make investments in startups, but also give portfolio companies introductions and mentorship that can boost their success. I am looking forward to working with our members, partners and entrepreneurs in the vibrant Boston market.”
About Boston Harbor Angels
Boston Harbor Angels, like a lighthouse, helps entrepreneurs navigate and grow their start-up businesses through the treacherous waters of an increasingly competitive environment in our global economy.
Boston Harbor Angels is a group of proven business leaders interested in investing a portion of our assets in high-growth, early-stage companies. Since 2004 we have made investments in companies in medical devices, IT, consumer products, business products, specialty materials, Internet, aviation, etc. We believe we contribute more than money to the companies we fund and welcome the opportunity to work with entrepreneurs who are open to taking advice, yet have the smarts and determination to make their company successful.