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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 edge@momenta.partners.

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Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
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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 Jonathan Moulton on November 26, 2018

Xage Expands Leadership Team with Norm Thorlakson

Ventures Talent

 

Momenta Partners is pleased to announce that we have successfully completed an SVP Sales & Business Development search for Xage, with the appointment of Norm Thorlakson.

Norm was most recently Global General Manager and Line of Business Head for software businesses at Schneider Electric, running a $300m+ P&L. He has also held executive sales positions at Invensys Operations Management and at Wonderware.

Momenta Partners is the top retained Executive Search and Professional Search firm, placing exceptional, strategic talent and teams for Fortune 500 leaders and venture-backed innovators. We have successfully completed Board, CEO, CTO, COO, EVP, SVP, VP and Director searches across all functions, within all major vertical markets, and in every continent. 

Posted by Ed Maguire on October 25, 2018

Insight Vector: Energy's Lessons for IoT (Part 2)

Insights Talent

With the addition of Paige Carratturo and the Enertech team, Momenta’s Quantal Search practice expands our talent footprint, especially for deep talent. In Part 1 of this series, Paige discussed the energy industry’s transformation over the past decade, and the interesting dichotomy behind the ascendance of clean power as the interests of idealists and pragmatists converge. She also clarified why investing in energy projects differs from traditional growth-oriented VCs. In Part 2 of our discussion, Paige expands on the learnings of the energy sector and how they could be applied to other sectors. She also details the driving forces for digital transformation within the industry. 

Posted by Ed Maguire on October 19, 2018

Insight Vector: Energy's Lessons for IoT (Part 1)

Insights Talent

 

With the addition of Paige Carratturo and the former Enertech team, Momenta’s Quantal Search practice dramatically expands our talent footprint. In Part 1 of a discussion with Insights Partner Ed Maguire, Paige expands on energy industry’s transformation over the past decade, the lessons and applicability across different industries. She highlights the interesting dichotomy behind the ascendance of clean power as the interests of idealists and pragmatists converge to promote the need for reliable, distributed, cleaner and cheaper power generation. She also clarifies why investing in energy projects differs from traditional growth-oriented VCs, and what types of funds are active in the space. 

Posted by Ken Forster 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 Jonathan Moulton on August 3, 2018

Hitachi Vantara Expands Product Leadership Team to Aid Digital Transformation

Talent News

Momenta Partners is pleased to announce that we have successfully placed two industry leading Senior Vice Presidents for Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd.  Guido Schroeder has been appointed as SVP of Engineering and Sanjay Chikarmane as SVP of Product Management for IoT & Analytics. 

Posted by Ed Maguire on July 19, 2018

Insight Vector: Find the One: Reinventing Recruitment - Get Rewarded Looking For a Job

Insights Talent


Blockchain for Recruitment

David Hayat is the CEO of Job.com who are determined to reinvent the world of recruitment. He spent almost two decades at the forefront of strategy and innovation working his way through the ranks to senior management at Accenture, a global IT consulting firm that employs almost half a million people in 120 countries. David's most recent position was as the managing director of Accenture's Ecosystem of the Future, leading a global team examining strategies for the disruptive potential of blockchain technology and the ways in which it can help develop the innovative economy. He's is also currently working on several ICO’s.

Our conversation explored how Job.com is exploring new ways to provide incentives for different stakeholders in the recruiting and talent management field. David Hayat shares his vision around the shifting power dynamics between companies and talent, and talks about how Job.com is using blockchain technology to re-imagine new networks for companies and job seekers.