Seth Alpert is a Senior advisor at GP Bullhound. Seth has extensive experience in M&A, media and the computer industry. Previously, he was a Managing Director at AdMedia Partners for over 20 years. At AdMedia Partners, Seth was a key driver of the firm’s successful growth, advising on some of their most successful transactions.
From 1983 through 1993 he was an officer of Ziff Communications Company, where he held a series of senior editorial and management positions. At Ziff, he served as editor-in-chief of Computers & Electronics magazine and president of Data Decisions, a publisher of loose-leaf reference services for computer professionals. In 1985, Seth was appointed Vice President, Development for Ziff with responsibility for acquisitions and business development. In this role, he initiated and managed the acquisition of MacUser magazine in 1986, went on to establish and develop the ZiffNet online service, and conceived, developed and managed Ziff’s Computer Library CD-ROM publishing division.
Seth holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Mathematics from Columbia University, and a B.A. magna cum laude in Mathematics from the University of California.