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Surya Krishnan, United States

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With 13 years of finance, strategy and deal experience, Surya most recently spearheaded the finance function for the US Digital businesses at Asia TV. He led corporate development, executing M&A transactions, and drove strategic planning—at the Fortune 100 firm Ingra... Click to continue

John Huff, United States

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In his role as CFO, John has helped early stage companies attract and raise growth capital while executing aggressive growth strategies that have led to acquisitions by strategic buyers. As a freelance consultant, he enjoys working with a variety of clients to help t... Click to continue

Alex Graham, CFA, United Kingdom

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Alex is a London-based CFA charterholder who has had a global career. He enjoys freelancing to keep abreast of industry trends and to reinforce his experience from venture capital, consulting and bond/currency trading. With a technical skill set and an engaging commu... Click to continue

S. Nathan Krishnan, India

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During his two-decade career in Asia and the US, Nathan has consulted in strategy, valuations, corporate finance, financial planning and analysis, forecasting, and investments across six continents—ranging in value from $10 million to $1 billion. While a senior manag... Click to continue

David Turney, United States

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At Duff & Phelps, David has managed valuation engagements involving transactions greater than $1.5 billion for publicly traded companies in the industrial products and chemicals industries. He has extensive experience working with the senior management of Fortune 500... Click to continue

Sergio Ermacora, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Sergio is an investment banker with 12+ years of experience in complex environments. He has advised company owners and C-level executives on M&A transactions as a partner at RSM International as well as on intellectual property and strategy for high-tech companies li... Click to continue