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Eleanor Haas, Managing Director

Eleanor Haas, Managing Director, is an authority on helping innovators build businesses. She has had more than two decades of experience advising clients on growth, strategy, funding, marketing and communications.

Prior to establishing The Calyx Group in 2000, she was a principal at E-Technologies Associates, a boutique investment bank; president of MarketQuest, a strategic advisory consultancy.  Earlier, she headed The Haas Group, a boutique B-to-B public relations firm with clients that included AT&T, Chase Manhattan Bank, Westinghouse Broadcasting & Cable (now CBS), and Crain’s New York Business.

She is passionate about innovation and business strategy and highly engaged in the New York City venture and technology community.  She is an advisor to Mobile Health One, the New York Daily News Innovation Lab and two angel communities – 37 Angels, which trains women to be investors, and Astia, which funds business with at least one women in a decision-making role.  She also co-leads the New York Chapter of Keiretsu Forum, the largest angel network in the world. In addition, she is a member of the NY Data Driven, Hardwired, Enterprise Technology and FinTech Startups Meetups and NYC Health Business Leaders

She has spoken at New York Software Industry Association’s monthly meeting and annual conference, MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC symposia and the Internet World conference, among others; taught business writing as an adjunct at New York University, and developed and conducted corporate training workshops. She holds a BA in French from Smith College.