Mr. Bergstein has been an active participant in the telecom and media industries for more than 35 years as an attorney, investor and businessman. He is Chairman of Varcode, Ltd., an Israel-based technology company and President and CEO of JED Communications Associates, Inc. He was the founder and headed the Telecommunications and Media Practice at Paul Hastings, one of the largest global law firms. Mr. Bergstein was a principal founder, Director and former Chairman of Fairpoint Communications, Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He was also a co-founder of Cequel III, LLC (a well-regarded management company), Suddenlink Communications (a national cable television operator), Tierpoint Communications (data centers), and AAT Communications (a cell tower company). He was also a founder, early investor and board member of several private software and energy companies.
Mr. Bergstein is a graduate of the City University of New York and received a Juris Doctor from The Brooklyn Law School of New York City.