Mati Kos

Founder & Owner at Front Room Ventures

Summary

For 25 years, businesses in technology, media, education and FX trading have depended on Mati Kos's consulting in problem-solving, management and communication. He's advised international banks, religious institutions, start-ups, and non-profits, helping them succeed in a complex business world.


Work History

Work History

Founder & Owner

May 2014 - Present
Front Room Ventures - Manchester, UK

Consulting to individuals and businesses in social media, FX trading and education.

Student Chaplain

Sep 2011 - Jan 2014
University Jewish Chaplaincy - Manchester, UK

Providing education, welfare support and spiritual guidance to students at local campuses. Working closely with the Jewish Societies and serving as a representative to the universities as well as developing leadership, a commitment to Judaism within the student body and mutually beneficial relationships with local communities. Running student Center synagogue and kashrut of its 2 kitchens on behalf of the Manchester Beis Din

Student Chaplain

Sep 2010 - Sep 2011
University Jewish Chaplaincy - Durham, UK

Providing education, welfare support and spiritual guidance to students at local campuses. Working closely with the Jewish Societies and serving as a representative to the universities as well as developing leadership, a commitmenttoJudaism within the student body and mutually beneficial relationships with local communities. Supervising kashrut of the kosher kitchen in St Aiden's College in cooperation with Gateshead Kashrus Authority.

Director of Young Adult Outreach

Feb 2008 - Apr 2010
Ronald S. Lauder Foundation - Hamburg, Germany

Created a hub of activity for young adults, empowering young Russian and German Jews to be more active in the community. We organize dynamic events and create online marketing to reach those unaffiliated, in addition to conducting classes for beginning and advanced students, spiritual counseling, and other rabbinical services. 

Internet Outreach Consultant

Jan 2005 - Jan 2008
 Jewlicious Festivals & SoCal Jewish Student Services

Concept, design, and implementation of Jewish student outreach online.

Student Director

Oct 2006 - Aug 2007
Yeshiva Aish HaTorah - Passaic, NJ

Helped start-up Yeshiva with all levels of organizational work including: admissions and recruiting, orientation of new students, teaching, advising, organizing and running programs, and redesigning the online presence.

CEO, Project Manager and Vice-President

Jan 2000 - Nov 2001
Internet and Asset Management Startups

Preparing and implementing a business plan and market strategy for a start-up internet retail company. Managed currency exchange, in addition to broadcast television pre-production for a financial news program.

Dealer

Mar 1995 - Dec 1999
Raiffeisen Bank Polska

Daily currency dealing, heading the customer desk, managing Human Resources, hiring, dismissals, and promotions in the Bank's Treasury Department.

Education

Education

Rabbinical Ordination

2001 - 2006
Ohr Somayach Monsey NY

Rabbinical Studies

Skills

Skills

Social Media

Motivational Speaking

Home Computing

Apple Software

Video Editing

Podcasting

Jewish Education

FX Trading

Photography