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Bernard ChenVC, Strategy & Operations

Bernie is a Member of the Reitler Advisory Group providing advisory services to early stage companies. He is currently an advisory board member of an early stage fintech firm and is a former director of a startup bank.

Bernie helped found and grow Madison Consulting Group, a financial industry focused management consulting firm with practices in strategy and process advisory and in regulatory compliance. He offers both advisory and hands-on problem solving support with an emphasis on tech-enabled process streamlining and performance enhancing data management.  Clients included global financial institutions, insurance companies, and asset and wealth management firms. He began his career at GE working in manufacturing management and moved into financial services working at Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank in institutional banking as a product manager and in investment management as a business manager.

Education:
  • BS and MS in mechanical engineering from MIT
  • MBA from Columbia Business School