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Momenta Edge Podcast

Deeper explorations into Connected Industry and beyond

Welcome to the Momenta Edge podcast series, which feature leading practitioners and thinkers across Connected Industry, Digital Transformation (DX) and the digital technology landscape.  The podcast format allows for more free-form and in-depth explorations of topics of interest, and we’re targeting guests that provide unique perspectives and practical experience on connected industries and technologies, and relevant adjacencies. Keep an eye out for our upcoming guests.  We welcome any comments, feedback or show suggestions – please send to

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Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
Ed brings more than 17 years of Wall Street experience in equity research and investment banking to Momenta, with deep domain expertise in enterprise software.  He has proven success identifying strategic opportunities and articulating actionable insights based on rigorous analysis of technology, operations, competition and markets.  Most recently he was senior analyst and managing director at CLSA Americas covering the software industry, technology and innovation.

Posted by Ed Maguire - Insights Partner on October 3, 2018

Momenta Edge Podcast #29: Charting the Rise of Industrial AI - A Conversation with Ganesh Bell



Our discussion with Ganesh Bell, President of Uptake, focused on how the application of Machine Learning and AI is driving a new generation of solutions that go beyond enterprise software and business process automation. With the data created by machines and other contextual data, it’s possible to tackle far more complex, and industry specific challenges with Machine Learning and AI. He shared his view that Industrial IoT adoption is both slow and fast, while data presents an ongoing challenge to manage. Successes come from building a belief system, creating new measures for the business, embracing the diversity of people, experience and diversity of thought.

Posted by Cate Lawrence - Marketing Associate on October 2, 2018

Startups are The Crucial Frontrunners in Smart City Innovation

Insights Advisory

Every week heralds another report of a city researching, instigating, or developing smart city projects and initiatives. While almost all involve an industry stalwart such as Cisco, AT&TSchneider Electric or Siemens, startups focused on smart city verticals are rapidly earning their rightful place. This article explores a number of innovative startups, the challenges they face in creating smart city solutions and how cities can help.

Posted by Ed Maguire - Insights Partner on September 26, 2018

Momenta Edge Podcast #28: Technology and Climate Change - The Next Frontier, a Conversation with Kelly Wanser



Kelly Wanser is a technologist and entrepreneur,  Executive Director of SilverLining, a not for profit climate research organization. Previously she was Principle Director of the The Marine Cloud Brightening Project, a program focused on research in reflecting sunlight to reduce heat in climate. She also sits on the Board of Directors for BioCarbon Engineering. Our conversation focused on the application of technology to address the challenges of climate change, and how the initiatives she works with are looking to expand on research in the public sector. Kelly is an articulate advocate of the imperative to marshal the resources of Silicon Valley’s tech innovators to address the pressing global issues of our era. 


Posted by Ken Forster - Managing Director on September 25, 2018

Quantal: Momenta's New Deep Talent Search Practice

Talent News

Momenta Partners Launches Deep Talent Professional Search for Connected Industry, joins forces with Enertech to create Quantal Search.

Zurich, Switzerland & San Francisco – September 24, 2018Momenta Partners, a global advisory, talent, and ventures firm focused on driving growth for Connected Industry companies, announced today that they are joining forces with Enertech Search Partners, to create a new Search practice focused on Deep Talent.

Posted by Ed Maguire - Insights Partner on September 24, 2018

Value Vector: M&A Moves Up the Business Value Chain

Insights Advisory

Recently, a subsidiary of the multinational re-insurance firm Munich Re acquired Relayr, a privately held IoT middleware and application enablement software provider for $300 million. Munich Re is purchasing 100% of Relayr through its subsidiary Hartford Steam Boiler, and Relayr will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary. Relayr provides technology that encompasses device management at edge, data processing middleware and sophisticated algorithms.

Posted by Cate Lawrence - Marketing Associate on September 21, 2018

Meet Momenta Partners at IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona: October 16 - 18


IoT Solutions World Congress is a unique event dedicated exclusively to joining IoT providers with industry in order to help the latter increase productivity via this disruptive technology. After three editions, the event has grown to become the global reference for industrial IoT, and an annual meeting for industry stakeholders to establish new partnerships.

With an exhibition spanning two halls across 32,000 m2, the 2018 edition will continue to explore the latest industrial IoT innovations to bring visitors the necessary cutting-edge expertise and strategies to capitalize on IoT featuring over 300 exhibitors.