Jake Winebaum

Jake Winebaum

Health Care Entrepreneur

Greater Los Angeles Area

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Jake Winebaum's Overview


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Jake Winebaum's Summary

Specialties: Health care costs and price transparency. Old and new media, start-ups, incubation, venture capital financing, exits, mentoring entrepreneurs, board of directors, online marketing

Jake Winebaum's Experience

Founder and CEO


Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

May 2011Present (3 years 5 months)

Board Member


Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Computer Software industry

2008Present (6 years)



1999January 2010 (11 years)

Founder and CEO


Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Internet industry

January 2002February 2008 (6 years 2 months)

Board Member

Shopzilla, Inc.

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; SNI; Internet industry

20012007 (6 years)

Chairman Disney Internet Group

The Walt Disney Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DIS; Entertainment industry

June 1995July 1999 (4 years 2 months)

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; DIS; Internet industry

19941999 (5 years)

President Magazine Publishing

Disney Publishing Worldwide

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DIS; Publishing industry

January 1994July 1995 (1 year 7 months)

Founder, Editor and Publisher

FamilyFun Magazine

February 1991July 1994 (3 years 6 months)

SVP Marketing

U.S. News & World Report

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Publishing industry

June 1985February 1991 (5 years 9 months)


Time Magazine

Public Company; 201-500 employees; TWX; Publishing industry

19831984 (1 year)


Fortune Magazine

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; TWX; Publishing industry

19821983 (1 year)

Jake Winebaum's Patents

  • Preprogrammed autodialer and related process

    • United States Patent 04941172
    • Issued July 10, 1990
    Inventors: Jake Winebaum

    An automatic telephone number dialing service for use withmass-distribution media products to enable consumers to automatically dial a preprogrammed number associated with one or more sources of goods and/or services. The device may be constructed as an insert for, or attachment to, various media such as magazines, books, direct mail advertising, newspapers and the like. The device may also be constructed as a customized service card for accessing sources of products or services. The preprogrammed number may be that of a centralized, automated, or personal telemarketing system. The dialing device includes a single chip microprocessor capable of producing DTMF tones corresponding to the preprogrammed telephone. By passing the tones through a miniature speaker or other sound transducer, the preprogrammed number will be automatically dialed. A related telemarketing process using the device is also disclosed.

Jake Winebaum's Skills & Expertise

  1. Start-ups
  2. Venture Capital
  3. Digital Media
  4. Board of Director experience
  5. M&A experience
  6. Incubators
  7. Mentoring
  8. Lead Generation
  9. PPC
  10. Online Advertising
  11. Strategic Partnerships
  12. Business Strategy
  13. Board of Directors
  14. E-commerce
  15. Product Management
  16. Digital Strategy
  17. Entrepreneurship
  18. New Media
  19. Monetization
  20. Customer Acquisition
  21. Leadership
  22. Strategy
  23. Mobile Devices
  24. Marketing
  25. User Experience
  26. Mobile Applications
  27. Angel Investing
  28. Corporate Development
  29. Venture Financing
  30. SEM
  31. Mobile Marketing
  32. Analytics
  33. Online Marketing
  34. Executive Management

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Jake Winebaum's Education

Dartmouth College

BA, Biology


Phillips Exeter Academy


Jake Winebaum's Additional Information

Groups and Associations:
Honors and Awards:

2009 LAVA Hall of Fame, Los Angeles Venture Association
2008 LAVA Best Exit, Los Angeles Venture Association
2007 Deloite Southern California Fast 50
Wired Magazine 25
Time Magazine 50 Cyber Elite
Inc 500

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