Murray Hidary, founder of iAmplify, has much experience taking a company from inception to public offering. His most recent venture iAmplify provides the means for leading celebrities, experts and media companies to self-publish paid audio and video content over the Internet.
Prior to iAmplify, Murray co-founded Vista Research, an independent financial research provider serving the country's largest hedge funds and mutual funds. Vista Research was acquired by McGraw-Hill/Standard & Poor's in April 2005.
Murray also co-founded Dice, Inc. (formerly EarthWeb), where his responsibilities included managing the company's global Mergers & Acquisition efforts as well as its Strategic Investments Program. Under his management, the company completed multiple capital raisings totaling over $150 million including a successful initial public offering in 1998. Murray also completed over twenty acquisitions and strategic investments in IT related companies and divested the company's content business.
Murray is an accomplished composer and photographer, and is involved in a myriad of philanthropic causes.With all of these business ventures, he still finds time to include the arts in his life.
Murray discusses the importance of being courageous, knowing your limits, and often times, giving up control by outsourcing. His advice is invaluable!