About Joshua

“A Silicon Valley pro” – Time

“An Internet elder statesman” – the Wall St. Journal

“Sharp and supremely confident.” – Forbes

“Newman epitomizes the light-speed nature of the Net” – Entrepreneur

Joshua Newman

Joshua serves as CEO and Head Coach of Composite Fitness, a new kind of gym that brings together current research on health and habits, the leverage of mobile and wearable technology, and the power of community and hands-on coaching, to help people reliably get real results. He also serves as Managing Partner of Outlier Capital, where he invests in and helps build smart companies disrupting stagnant industries.

Joshua served as Managing Partner of the tech-focused Silicon Ivy Venture Fund and as CEO of the Oscar-winning film finance company Cyan Pictures. He founded the tech companies Sharkbyte (which made back-end trading systems for hedge funds) and Powerdime.com (a web-based loyalty marketing company that grew to the 104th largest site on the Internet before being acquired), and CrossFit NYC (the first CrossFit box on the East Coast, and the largest in the world).

Joshua plays the trumpet around New York City in a variety of jazz and classical groups. He graduated from Yale University with a dual BS in Neuroscience and Computer Science, currently lives in Manhattan with his dogs Gemelli and Penne, and is 36 years old.