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Kevin Bermeister has developed substantial businesses in the computers, multimedia and Internet industries. In 1982 he established Ozisoft, one of the first interactive multimedia companies and Australia's largest video games distributor. In 1994 he established the $70 million interactive Sega World Sydney theme park operated through a joint venture which included Sega Enterprises Japan, Mitsubishi Corp. and Mitsui Corp. In 1996, Bermeister founded Brilliant Digital Entertainment Inc. and developed various Internet interests including a deal with Joltid to establish Altnet Inc. a company focused on Peer to Peer network solutions for content providers, consumers, and enterprise. One such initiative is Global File Registry, a solution that bridges the divide between content owners and ISP's. After settling litigation with the major Music labels and Movie studios in 2006, which included Kazaa, he focused his attention on rebuilding licensed content and distribution assets for the company in conjunction with Atrinsic Inc. Bermeister sits on the board of various companies and has been a founding investor in several successful startups including Skype. Bermeister is a major benefactor and supporter of numerous charitable organizations and was recently awarded the Yeshiva Center Leadership in Philanthropy Award and has received numerous similar awards in the past.

ARTICLES BY: Kevin Bermeister

August 19, 2013 10:03 am

Israel’s New Strategy: Prisoners for ‘Peace’

Did "land for peace" just give way to "prisoners for peace" in the sordid negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority? Since the Oslo Accords, foreign...

August 7, 2013 9:08 am

The Temple Mount is the Key to Peace

The current negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority are a struggle close to the heart of many. Hope springs eternal, but questions remain. Most would...

December 11, 2012 2:01 pm

With Their New Status, Palestinians Will Observe a Bursting Israeli Jerusalem

Open your eyes and see the fires burning in Afghanistan, Egypt, Syria, Bahrain, Libya and Lebanon, whilst Israel's economic development marches forward relentlessly. While Jerusalem...

October 11, 2012 2:56 am

Obama, Romney and Sharon’s Prophecy

President Barak Obama chose Egypt as his first foreign destination and Governor Romney recently made an election promise to first visit Israel. There could not...

September 19, 2012 12:14 am

Overt and Covert – You Can’t Make this Stuff Up!

At the recent attack on the US embassy in Yemen they chanted "O Jews, Khyber, Khyber. The army of Muhammad will return!" Observing their responses...

July 26, 2012 2:13 pm

BBC Shaves the Skin Off Britain’s Nose

It would be nice if the world of sport and politics were distinct, yet history is replete with political events that render the noble intent...

May 17, 2012 2:28 pm

The Honey Bee Paradox

Shavuot celebrates the day the nation of Israel received its Torah (The Bible) and is associated with blossoming trees, flowers, milk and honey. Honey is...

March 29, 2012 1:31 pm

With God and Church on Their Side

An interesting article appeared in last weekend's papers which ostensibly featured GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum. What fascinated me about the piece was the fact...

December 27, 2011 5:55 pm

Jewish Peoplehood and Fantasy Sports

On my walk through my local shopping strip on Saturday I overheard the florist comment that he'd sold more Christmas trees this year to Jewish...

December 21, 2011 8:58 pm

Newt Gingrich – Democracy’s Blessing or Curse?

In one fell swoop Newt Gingrich focused the world's attention on all of the ignorance that has plagued Israel through more than 30 years of...

September 25, 2011 6:05 am

Cold War or Employment and Peace?

On a recent trip to Israel, where I visit frequently, I was struck anew by the incredibly vibrant domestic economy that is flourishing there. This...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Mulling Bid for Senate, Former Legendary Red Sox Pitcher Curt Schilling Cha...

A legendary baseball player mulling a run for the US Senate on the Republican ticket asked his interviewer on Friday why Jews...


IDF Coed Commandos Step Up Training for Potential ISIS Attack on Israel Fro...

The IDF battalion charged with safeguarding Israel’s border with Egypt has been stepping up its preparation for potential ISIS attacks from...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...