Robert Teitelman is the former editor in chief of The Deal LLC. A member of the company’s Executive Committee, Mr. Teitelman was responsible for editorial operations of The Deal’s print and electronic products for 13 years. Mr. Teitelman joined The Deal in December 1998 from Institutional Investor, where he had worked since 1989, ending his tenure there as the magazine’s editor. In 2003, Min Magazine chose him as one of the “21 Most Intriguing People” in media and in 2008 B2B Magazine selected him as for a “Media Business Innovator Award.” Mr. Teitelman also worked as a writer and editor for Forbes and Financial World. In addition, he is the author of two books, Profits of Science: The American Marriage of Business and Technology and Gene Dreams: Wall Street, Academia and the Rise of Biotechnology, both published by Basic Books. He is currently writing a book on the modern era of M&A for PublicAffairs. He is a graduate of the College of William & Mary, with masters degrees in international affairs and journalism from Columbia University.