Jonathan Rosenthal

CEO, Saybrook


Investor, entrepreneur, operator, logistics, and systems expert, particularly where external industry dynamics drive macro change. Having completed more than $200 billion in transactions. Retained by Federal Court 2001 to lead PG&E reorganization for $16.5 billion investor claims, obtaining largest unsecured creditor recovery in history and drove operational transformation; similar roles in Kmart, Foster Wheeler; Adelphia Cable; United Airlines, where he led $28.5 billion investor interests, initiating merger with Continental; converted debt to 95% of UAL’s equity, increased asset utilization by 30%, reduced fixed and variable costs by 20%, and obtained $3 billion of exit financing. Since 1990 Co-Managing Partner of Saybrook Capital and GP of it’s Corporate Opportunity Funds (2006 & 2012); Chairman of its logistics vertical Taylored Services, Total Transportation.

(2018) Chairman U.S. DOC Committee on Infrastructure Finance; Member (2016) U.S. DOT Marine Transportation System National Advisory Committee; (2017) BOD of Global Infrastructure Solutions – $4 billion dollar construction logistics firm. CEO of NetAir International (1983-89), largest non-scheduled domestic carrier. Lecturer on Business Transformation; Chicago Booth, UCLA, Harvard, and USC; Founding Chairman, Harvard Leadership Institute; Chairman, USC Center for Global Supply Chain Management. Passionate about investing rapidly evolving freight ecosystem, emphasis on technology, data harvesting, and disruptive systems design. Founder/CEO of Harbor Performance Enhancement Center – 5.5 million sq. ft container logistics facility in Port of Los Angeles with Macquarie Principal Group (AUS). Chairman Taylored Services, 3rd party logistics 2mm feet of warehouses. Chairman / CEO Warehouse Exchange, digital marketplace trading underutilized warehouse space.

YPO (1988-present) past chairman of Los Angeles Chapter of YPOg.