Momenta Partners, the leading global advisory, talent, and ventures firm focused on Connected Industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill O’Such as a Strategy Partner in the Advisory team.
Bill brings over 20 years of extensive history of Connected Industry leadership roles in M&A, strategic partnerships and investments driving international business and expansion for Fortune 500 companies. As an industry veteran with a multi-disciplinary skill set, Bill brings extensive experience ranging from leading initial digital offerings, delivering strategy workshops, developing competitive intelligence, assessing technology players and managing compound projects. He’s a cross-company expert with deep market, product, and technology insights in IIoT, analytics, autonomous vehicle software, fog/edge computing, network function virtualization and modern DevOps.
Bill has previously worked at an Intel subsidiary as a Senior Director in Strategy & Corporate Development where he refined their business strategy and managed an ongoing M&A/investment program. He spearheaded inorganic deals including business justification, candidate assessment, presentations to executive staff, discovery, negotiation, diligence, value drivers and all aspects of deal execution in tight collaboration with Intel Capital and Intel Strategic Transactions Group and led the diligence team for the Intel divestiture of Wind River.
Prior to this role, Bill worked at Wind River when it was an independent company as Senior Director in Strategic Engagements. Here he accelerated an open framework, switching software platform by structuring a new product initiative between Wind River and Intel for cloud-based data centers. Bill led the incubation of a new product initiative that remotely monitored the performance of aggregated embedded systems. He has led the business development for product acceleration deals collaborating closely with professional services, sales, product management and engineering. In the early parts of his career, Bill assembled a worldwide development team through hiring and acquisition that delivered commercial embedded software.
According to Jesse DeMesa, Partner at Momenta Partners, “We are delighted to welcome Bill O’Such to our Advisory team. Momenta had the pleasure to support Bill in his corporate development role leading and driving digital transformation of Intel's Wind River subsidiary. Bill comes to us at our own inflection point as we accelerate our growth, across all our practice areas. Bill's strong Connected Industry background, and his exceptional track record in corporate development, M&A and executing digitalization strategies brings added depth and breadth to our team.”
Bill states “The Momenta team's reputation as innovators, enablers and thought leaders is first class and they are ideally positioned at the center of today’s Connected Industry transformation. I am pleased to have the opportunity to join their team at this ideal time and to advise companies on developing, accelerating and optimizing their digital offerings".
Bill speaks fluent French and has degrees in Masters of Electric Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology and Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University.
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