Technology innovation is moving at an unprecedented pace, creating both threats and opportunities for businesses across all sectors. Disruption is now business as usual, and management teams must make sense of rapidly evolving technology themes such as automation, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the internet of things.
For private equity investors, disruptive digital transformation creates significant opportunities but also major challenges. Digital expertise is a critical component of success in almost all investment situations, and digital input is required in a wide set of business decisions from commercial strategy to technology investment and product development.
Our Digital practice has a strong track record of connecting private equity investors with world class digital executives across Europe and in the US. Particular areas of focus include:
- Pure-play online businesses including both consumer services and B2B
- Chief Product Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Digital Officers and other executives with board-level responsibility for technology
- Emerging technology themes including Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Internet of Things