Technology M&A Trends in Silicon Valley

Quant 6 Founder Michael Fernandez hosted experts discussing the macro trends and factors driving the M&A market in Silicon Valley. They discussed how technology and Big Data companies are using M&A to expand capabilities, acquire top talent, and effectively identify and integrate an acquisition. The panelists were: Villi Iltchev, Vice President of Corporate Development at Salesforce; Dave Sobota, Director of Corporate Development at Google; David Liu, Managing Director and Head of Digital Media and Internet at Jefferies & Company Inc. The panel was moderated by: Brad Rock, Partner at DLA Piper.Presented by the Wharton Alumni Club of Northern California; Dean Fealk, Partner, DLA Piper; and Michael Fernandez, Founder, Quant 6.