Ms. Rudin is an attorney with a vast amount of industry experience, having worked as a Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Viatel, a telcom company, which she helped to bring public. Ms. Rudin was an integral part of the senior management team, and managed the day-to-day operations of the legal department and real estate group. Her strategic vision and sophisticated negotiation skills, allowed her to finalize deals on-time and under budget, and allowed the company to capitalize on opportunities which had not been previously contemplated. After leaving Viatel, Ms. Rudin became a co-founder and managing partner of Ambar Realty Group, a real estate company that she has been running successfully for the last 3 years. Prior to working at Viatel, she served as an attorney with the law firm of Wien, Malkin & Bettex, located in New York City. Ms. Rudin graduated from Cornell University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree, and received her juris doctor degree from New York University School of Law in 1987.