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Pietro Strada

Managing Partner

Pietro is a founding Partner at Silverpeak and brings over 25 years’ experience of investment banking in the technology sector to the Silverpeak senior team.

In this time, he has completed numerous successful deals across the globe.

His dynamism, passion for technology, and straight-talking attitude have allowed him to develop strong relationships and deliver valuable outcomes across a range of transaction types. This includes trade sales, growth financings, public takeovers, mergers, continuation funds and divestitures.

Prior to forming Silverpeak, Pietro was Principal at Broadview (bought by Jefferies), Managing Director at Torch Partners, Corporate Development Director at LexisNexis (a division of RELX), consultant at Bain & Co, and an electronic design engineer at OHB System and Italtel.

Pietro holds an MBA from INSEAD and an MSc in Micro and Opto Electronic Engineering from Politecnico di Milano. He is fluent in English, Italian, German, French, and speaks some Spanish.

Pietro is active in many sports (tennis, sailing, skiing, running, and cycling). He loves to spend time with his wife and children and to support his charitable interests.