joseph sanborn

Joseph Sanborn

Managing Director
& Co-Head of Technology Banking

Mr. Sanborn joined the firm in 2014 as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Technology Banking. He has extensive strategic advisory experience across enterprise software, tech-enabled services and digital media, having established and built successful M&A practices at two other firms previously. Mr. Sanborn has advised on numerous mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and strategic investments with companies across North America, Europe and Asia.

“Clients turn to JEGI for our unique perspective on how technology is transforming their business and creating new growth opportunities, given the convergence taking place between IT, media and information services.”

During his career, which began at J.P. Morgan, Mr. Sanborn has completed deals involving major corporations, including Bosch, Cisco, Fidelity National, First Data Corporation, Honeywell, Motorola, PegaSystems, Samsung, SAP, Siemens, Xerox and VeriFone, and institutional investors including  Advent International, AKKR, Battery Ventures, Carlyle Group, H.I.G. Capital and Vista Equity.  Most recently, Mr. Sanborn was Managing Director and Head of M&A at Rutberg & Company and previously held leadership roles at Robertson Stephens and Silicon Valley Bank.

Before moving into finance, Mr. Sanborn served in the White House and the US Senate. Mr. Sanborn received his BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University and his Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University. In addition, Mr. Sanborn is a Trustee/Board Observer for the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, the region’s leading technology association and network for technology executives, entrepreneurs and investors. He holds Series 24 and Series 7 registrations from FINRA.

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