Dynamic and passionate, Pietro Strada brings over two decades experience of investment banking in the technology sector to the Silverpeak senior team.

Pietro is a founding Partner at Silverpeak and has 25 years’ deal making experience in the technology sector having completed numerous successful deals across the globe.

His dynamic approach, passion for technology, and straight-talking attitude have allowed him to develop strong relationships and deliver valuable outcomes for his clients in a range of transaction types including trade sales, growth financings, public takeovers, mergers, continuation funds and divestitures.

Prior to forming Silverpeak Pietro was Principal in Jefferies Tech team, 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, as well as founder of Centreboard Partners, a boutique advisory firm.

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

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