Douglas R. Eger ­– CEO and Founder of The Intrinsic Value Exchange

Douglas Eger’s entrepreneurial career has spanned many business categories including technology, finance, conservation, healthcare, and media, but has centered on the process of developing enterprises from promising ideas.

Founder & CEO of The Intrinsic Value Exchange (IVE). IVE is an online stock exchange designed to value, price and monetize natural, human and social assets — collectively, Intrinsic Assets.

Founder & CEO of Entertaining Ideas, a media and idea incubator, which he co-founded in 2005. His media accomplishments include being Executive Producer of War/Dance, the Academy-nominated and Emmy-winning documentary about Ugandan child soldiers, Development Producer of Academy Award nominated How to Survive A Plague, and Producer of Shoot Down, the Jury Award-winning documentary at the Sonoma Valley Film Festival.

Chairman of Pet360, Inc., the parent company of PetMD.com, a leading online pet health information resource. Pet360 was sold in 2010 to PetFoodDirect (the combined entity is now styled as Pet360). Pet360 was sold to PetSmart in 2014. 

Conservation Owner, Rogues Harbor Estates — Established the preservation of 7,000 acres of land 100 miles NW of New York City in partnership with The Open Space Institute and The Trust for Public Lands.  Over 6,500 acres of the property was placed into a forever wild conservation easement and two historical estates where restored and also placed under restrictive easment. 

Founder, Chairman and CEO of AMEX-listed Sheffield Pharmaceuticals, which he led to an IPO and licensing deals with Sequus and Elan Pharmaceuticals.

Founder, CEO, EIG, Inc., an intellectual property development and venture capital concern.

Partner, Kachina Capital, a firm that advised companies on strategic and financial matters.

Founder, CEO, TechSource, Inc,. a technology transfer company serving private and public universities, including Harvard Medical School, Carnegie Mellon University, Texas A&M, Baylor College of Medicine, the University California System, and INSERM (French equivalent of the U.S. National Institutes of Health).

Founder, CEO of Waterboy Products, Inc., a consumer sporting goods manufacturing company which was sold to Igloo Corporation.

Mr. Eger graduated with High Honors from The University of Iowa in 1982.