Investor and Board Observer @ Invincea, Inc. ( sold to Sophos)
Chief Strategy Officer; SVP Corporate Development and Strategy @ DXC Technology
Vice President,Head of Corporate Development and Venture Investments: Software, Services & Security @ Dell Technologies
Executive with over a 20 years of extensive financial, strategic and operating experience with emerging growth and Fortune 500 companies. Passionate about software businesses in the E-commerce, Big Data, Security, Payments, Mobile, IoT and Internet space. Broad based experience in helping to build businesses in the software and internet sector with a focus on entrepreneurial and VC/PE
Executive with over a 20 years of extensive financial, strategic and operating experience with emerging growth and Fortune 500 companies. Passionate about software businesses in the E-commerce, Big Data, Security, Payments, Mobile, IoT and Internet space. Broad based experience in helping to build businesses in the software and internet sector with a focus on entrepreneurial and VC/PE ecosystem in Silicon Valley.
Successful in a variety of challenging and senior level global roles involving Corporate Development, Venture Capital, growth equity, M&A, Strategy and finance skill set. Sector focus has included: E-commerce, Cloud, Mobile, Digital Media, Data Analytics, Financial Technology, Software, and Security.
Extensive experience leading corporate development, M&A and Venture transactions – Worked on over 60 transactions with over $20B of completed transactions.
• Founding team member for the Dell Software business, driving the M&A and venture strategy
and execution to help build the software business
• Lead the Dell Ventures software investment team with a Focus on Big Data, Mobile, Security
and Cloud. On the board of several early and growth stage companies. Current Board
Positions involving portfolio company management: Richrelevance, Joyent, Jamf
• Founded the Technology investment banking practice at Duff & Phelps
• Developed business plan, originated and executed M&A and venture deals for the
e-commerce software sector at Citigroup investment banking
• Advised clients on E-payments and e-commerce strategies at McKinsey
• Led Software development and Product marketing activities at Hewlett-Packard
Head of Corporate Development and Venture Investments: Software, Security and Services Businesses @ From 2011 to Present (4 years) Board Observer @ From September 2014 to Present (1 year 2 months) Board Observer @ From 2012 to Present (3 years) Board Observer @ From 2012 to Present (3 years) Board Observer @ From 2013 to 2015 (2 years) Investor @ From 2014 to 2014 (less than a year) Board Observer @ From 2012 to 2014 (2 years) Investor @ From 2013 to 2013 (less than a year) Managing Director, Head of Technology Investment Banking, Software and Internet @ From 2009 to 2012 (3 years) Managing Director, Software and Services @ From 2002 to 2008 (6 years) Greater New York City AreaVice President, Technology Investment Banking, Software and Internet M&A and VC/PE coverage @ From 1999 to 2004 (5 years) Senior Associate, Investment Banking - Financial Institutions M&A @ From 1998 to 1999 (1 year) Engagement Manager @ From 1995 to 1998 (3 years) Greater New York City AreaProduct Manager - Software; Senior Software Engineer @ From 1988 to 1993 (5 years) Cupertino, California
MBA @ University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School Michael Guptan is skilled in: Venture Capital, Private Equity, Digital Media, Mergers, Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Development, Start-ups, Strategic Partnerships, Management, Leadership, Investment Banking, Investments, Finance, Mobile Devices, Entrepreneurship, Cloud Computing, Financial Services, Acquisitions, Executive Management, Business Development, SaaS, Enterprise Software, Equities, Competitive Analysis, Cross-functional Team..., Acquisition Integration, Strategic Planning, Go-to-market Strategy, Product Management, Business Strategy, Analytics, E-commerce, Business Alliances, Due Diligence, Management Consulting, Marketing, Product Marketing, Financial Modeling, Valuation, M&A experience, Corporate Finance, Emerging Markets, Team Management, Sales, CRM, Strategic Alliances, Mobile Applications, Business Planning, Strategic Consulting
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