Mr. Heldfond is the Honorary Consul General to the U.S. for the Republic of Rwanda, and is a Director of Aon PLC, a Global Insurance Brokerage (NYSE:Aon). His previous firm, Nasdaq Insurance Group, LLC owned by the Nasdaq Stock Market was sold to Aon in 2009. Mr. Heldfond is also the Managing Partner of eSEED Capital, LLC, a technology-focused merchant banking firm since 1999.
Mr. Heldfond serves on the Board of Mendocino Brewing Company (NASDAQ:MENDO). He also serves as an advisor to UB Group (India) and Kingfisher (India). He also served as a Director of HomeGain, Inc (sold to Classified Ventures), a private venture backed company and UBICS, a NASDAQ traded firm that provides information technology staffing and solutions for domestic and international businesses. Mr. Heldfond has also served as a Director of Galoob Toys, NYSE;GAL, which was sold to Hasbro.
Mr. Heldfond holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and completed graduate studies at the University of San Francisco Law School. He is a Commissioner and the President of the Civil Service Commion for the City and County of San Francisco. In addition he serves as an advisor to or on the Board of Directors of a number of local, statewide, and national charitable and community service organizations.