RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, today announced that Martin Keck has joined the firm’s Boston office as a managing director in the Technology Group. Mr. Keck was most recently a managing director at Needham & Company and brings nearly 20 years of advisory experience to Harris Williams, including sector-specific expertise across education technology, HR and talent technology, and non-profit software.
“We are pleased to welcome Martin to Harris Williams as we continue to grow our technology practice,” said Bob Baltimore and John Neuner, co-CEOs of Harris Williams. “Martin is a thoughtful and trusted M&A advisor who has deep experience and expertise in key technology verticals. The technology sector remains one of the most active sectors for M&A, driven by increasing digital and modernization initiatives, and we look forward to Martin’s many contributions as we continue to expand our capabilities in this dynamic market.”
Thierry Monjauze, a managing director and head of the Harris Williams Technology Group, said, “Our unwavering commitment to helping innovative technology companies realize their full potential is a hallmark of Harris Williams. Martin’s background complements the team’s expertise and will be instrumental as we continue our efforts to achieve successful outcomes for our technology clients around the world.”
“Harris Williams has built a global reputation for its exceptional institutional knowledge, outstanding client service, and commitment to collaboration,” said Mr. Keck. “I am excited to work with the Technology Group’s dedicated team and the accomplished professionals across the firm’s eight Industry Groups to deliver clients the resources they need to build and unlock the value of their businesses.”
Prior to joining Needham, Mr. Keck held roles at Expedia, Inc., Bain & Company, and Silver Lake Partners. He earned an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a B.A. from Amherst College.
About Harris Williams
Harris Williams is a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services. Clients worldwide rely on us to help unlock value in their business and turn ambitious goals into reality. We approach every engagement with boundless collaboration, pooling expertise and relationships across industries and geographies to uncover the unique story of each company. For over 30 years, our clients have trusted us to think strategically, execute precisely, and deliver premium outcomes through M&A.
About the Harris Williams Technology Group
Technology is ubiquitous in today’s global economy, with most sectors and industries rapidly adopting software and data solutions as companies seek to increase competitiveness and enhance productivity. Led by seasoned and passionate professionals with strong vertical and horizontal experience, the Harris Williams Technology Group partners with both growth capital and private equity investors as well as company leaders around the globe. Our clients rely on us to navigate the ever-evolving technology M&A landscape. Our Technology Group has deep expertise across application and vertical software as well as technology and data services.
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