Andrew Prozes Active Investor, Global Perspective

Andrew Prozes actively invests in the information technology sector, focusing on identity resolution, fraud prevention, legal workflow and data requirements for mobile gaming. Not surprisingly, his investment criteria prioritize revenue growth driven by data & tech superiority.

Career &

As a board member of parent RELX and CEO of LexisNexis from 2000 to 2011, Andrew spearheaded its growth from $1.7 billion to over $4 billion. As CEO, he drove the creation of the LexisNexis Risk Solutions business, which is today approaching $3B in revenue. Prior to LexisNexis, he led Westlaw for Thomson Reuters. He was president of 13 daily newspapers in Canda from 1986 to 1996, when he moved to the US. He started MFS Limited in Canda in 1975, a retirement plan processing provider which at one point processed virtually very RRSP in Canada.

Current and Past Board Participations and Investments

Andrew's board memberships have included RELX, TransUnion, Corporate Risk Holdings, ACAMS, Neoway, Cott Corp, Scribestar, and other primally data driven businesses.  His current investments range from established companies to fast growing startups in US, Canada, Brazil, Estonia, Israel, and UK.

Foundational Achievements

Andy was born in a refugee camp in Germany after WWII. He grew up in Canada and graduated from University of Waterloo in its first computer sciences program.  He was instrumental in founding MFS Limited in Canada in 1975, and led it to become Canada's largest retirement plans processor, later acquired by IBM Canada. He also played a key role in the evolution to electronic delivery of news at Southam Inc, Canada's largest newspaper company.

Background & Personal Journey

Andy is a citizen of three countries - Estonia, Canada, and USA. He is married to Nonie. They live between Florida and Connecticut, although he spends considerable time in NYC.