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 mobile, software, financial technology and tech-enabled services, having established and built successful M&A practices at two other firms previously. With more than 20 years’ investment banking experience, Mr. Sanborn has advised clients on numerous transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations and strategic investments.

“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, such as Samsung, Research in Motion, Siemens, Xerox, First Data Corporation, Honeywell, VeriFone, DuPont and Merck, as well as a number of venture-backed and founder-owned companies. Most recently, Mr. Sanborn was Managing Director and Head of M&A at Rutberg & Company. Previously, he served as Managing Director and Co-Head of the Software, Internet and Services Group at SVB Alliant, an affiliate of Silicon Valley Bank. Prior to SVB, he led the technology services M&A practices at both Robertson Stephens and Jefferies & Company.

Before moving into finance, Mr. Sanborn served in the White House and the United States Senate. He received a BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University and a Masters 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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