TEAM
We draw upon decades of experience to help our clients build strategic
and commercial capabilities to scale their connected business
Ken Forster
Managing Director: Zurich
Ken Forster is a Momenta Partner
Ken Forster
Managing Director: Zurich

Connected Industry veteran building ‘connected’ products, services and businesses for over 25 years with senior leadership roles at ThingWorx, Syngenta, Coca-Cola and Philip Morris. He co-founded three industrial automation companies and was an early leader in open architecture control systems. Ken resides in Switzerland and maintains an office in the 'cloud'.

Larry J Wall
Managing Partner, Advisory: Washington D.C
Larry Wall is a Momenta Partner
Larry J Wall
Managing Partner, Advisory: Washington D.C
Connected Industry leader experienced in forming and transforming global businesses for growth and exit. Larry has led mobile product development, consulting and professional services, and sales and marketing, and held executive roles at Verisign, inCode Wireless, AT&T, and most recently Eurotech. He applies connected technology to derive tangible business value in manufacturing, m-commerce, telecom, transportation, healthcare, and field services.
Tom Gilley
Strategy Partner: New York
Tom Gilley is a Momenta Partner
Tom Gilley
Strategy Partner: New York
Connected Industry entrepreneur and investor, having created billions in exit value across personal and ubiquitous computing (M2M/IoT), mobile technologies, digital media and enterprise systems. Tom was most recently the CEO of WOT.IO, the first data service exchange for the IoT and CSO of scriptr.io, an IoT application platform; previously Tom was CTO of Vignette; Partner in a NYC tech fund and advisory group, CEO of a successful Silicon Valley Incubator; and a veteran of Apple Computer.
Lauren Salisbury
Partner, Advisory: London
Lauren Salisbury is a Momenta Partner
Lauren Salisbury
Partner, Advisory: London
Connected Industry innovation and growth professional with an 18-year track record of creating and growing businesses, services and products for Supply Chain and Logistics, Retail, Manufacturing, Communications and more.  Lauren was most recently Innovation Director for Brambles, the world leading Supply Chain and Logistics company, leading the internal venturing program and bringing the first ‘connected pallet’ to the global supply chain.
Jesse DeMesa
Partner, Advisory: Silicon Valley
Jesse DeMesa is a Momenta Partner
Jesse DeMesa
Partner, Advisory: Silicon Valley
A Connected Industry pioneer with over 20 years in Industrial, Automation & Data Acquisition Systems. Jesse was co-founder of IndX, a pioneer in the Manufacturing Intelligence space; has held senior leadership positions at Siemens and Wonderware, and was most recently CTO for GE Oil & Gas.
Dweep Chanana
Partner, Venture Investments: Zurich
Dweep Chanana is a Momenta Partner
Dweep Chanana
Partner, Venture Investments: Zurich
Extensive experience growing new business and helping clients invest in proven, high-growth businesses. He was most recently Managing Director at Touchstone Ventures, an Asian direct private equity investment firm and Director, strategy and business development for Family Services at UBS Wealth Management. Over the past 15 years he has advised on or invested in early-stage companies and worked with Lucent, Hughes, Marconi and the United Nations in India, USA, Kenya, Switzerland and China.
Sandra Mueller
Marketing Partner: Zurich
Sandra Mueller is a Momenta Partner
Sandra Mueller
Marketing Partner: Zurich
Experienced B2B and B2C marketer and business developer for M2M and IoT companies with more than ten years of product/account management in FMCG companies and advertising agencies. A strategic thinker, she is adept at market analysis, product development, branding and marketing. Sandra not only helps start-ups create their brand identity and build their overall marketing strategy, her creative direction helps them establish a company voice for telling their unique story.
Brent Lorenz
Partner, Investment Banking: Washington D.C.
Brent Lorenz is a Momenta Partner
Brent Lorenz
Partner, Investment Banking: Washington D.C.
Based in our Washington DC office, Brent Lorenz has both deep technology industry and transaction experience having worked at a leading middle market firm that closed over 70 M&A transactions since 2010. His work with clients encompasses IoT, industrial automation, wireless communications, Cloud/IaaS, and IoT-focused engineering software and services.
Geoffrey Baird
Strategy Partner: New York
Geoffrey Baird is a Momenta Partner
Geoffrey Baird
Strategy Partner: New York
Operating Executive and CEO Geoffrey has a creative and energetic leadership style coupled with broad experience across multiple technology sector segments. He has achieved significant results managing diverse global businesses from high-tech, innovative start-ups to divisions of global Fortune 500 businesses and has a proven track record at the leading edge of technology. This leader builds great teams, creates differentiated strategies, makes a clear plan and inspires the passion to execute.
Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
Ed Maguire is a Momenta Partner
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.
Pavan Singh
Venture Partner & EIR: San Francisco
Pavan Singh is a Momenta Partner
Pavan Singh
Venture Partner & EIR: San Francisco
Connected Industry thought leader and veteran with expertise on IoT enabled transformation of industries. He has built new businesses from the ground up in large corporations as well as early stage companies. Pavan has a track record of rapidly growing IoT businesses, most recently in senior leadership role with Cisco’s IoT solutions and as a VP/GM at Covata. He regularly speaks at conferences and advises senior executives on their digital transformation strategy.
Hilary Longo
Advisory Partner: Washington D.C.
Hilary Longo is a Momenta Partner
Hilary Longo
Advisory Partner: Washington D.C.
With experience that spans more than 20 years, IoT marketing consultant Hilary Longo is a leading expert in strategic marketing, channel management and ecosystem development for Connected Industry. She works with our clients to develop marketing communications and ecosystem strategies that translate brilliant technical Connected Industry solutions into meaningful results.
Amit Shah
Advisory Partner: Germany
Amit Shah is a Momenta Partner
Amit Shah
Advisory Partner: Germany
Business Leader with 24 years of experiences in sensors, automation, wired/wireless communications and connected technologies. Amit has driven high-tech projects, sustainable strategies, innovation, and business development while overseeing marketing and forging partnerships at Mastek, E-Senza Technologies, and CoreNetiX. He helps companies across India and Germany grow by expanding product roadmaps and building solutions for IoT, Industry 4.0 and Smart Cities.
Jack Levin
Advisory Partner, Pittsburgh
Jack Levin is a Momenta Partner
Jack Levin
Advisory Partner, Pittsburgh
Connected Industry expert who has been creating business value with IoT for over fifteen years. His work has spanned from growing software companies to helping industrial companies create new business models by leveraging IoT technology. He began his Connected career in 2001 at Axeda where he was a key team member contributing to company growth. He launched his first Connected industry consulting company in 2005 and has worked with over fifty Fortune 1000 clients since.
Luca Mazzei
Advisory Partner: Chicago
Luca Mazzei is a Momenta Partner
Luca Mazzei
Advisory Partner: Chicago
An industrial Connected Industry leader, Luca Mazzei’s strategic marketing expertise spans both industrial and IoT settings. His extensive experience in launching connected business models and services in industrial organizations includes first hand experience of transforming their marketing organizations into growth accelerators. Luca helps our clients drive product and business model innovation in industrial settings.
Randy Krotowski
Strategy Partner: Boston
Randy Krotowski is a Momenta Partner
Randy Krotowski
Strategy Partner: Boston
Broad digital-industrial background with extensive Connected Industry know-how gained during 34 years of helping large companies on their digital transformation journey. Former CIO of Chevron and Caterpillar. Advising industrial and emerging technology companies from GE to C3 IoT, looking at the confluence of IoT, analytics, platforms and machine learning from the perspective of an enterprise CIO, helping identify how this next wave of technology will transform large enterprises.
Alberto Cresto
Venture Associate: Paris
Alberto Cresto is a Momenta Partner
Alberto Cresto
Venture Associate: Paris
Venture investment professional with experience in IoT investing across multiple verticals. Alberto manages the investment pipeline and has experience evaluating numerous companies across the early-stage venture lifecycle. Alberto is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and has a Master in Management – Digital Innovation from the ESCP Europe Business School and a MS in Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, Cum Laude from University of Turin. Alberto speaks Italian, English and French.
Brian Arnberger
Venture Advisor: Atlanta
Brian Arnberger is a Momenta Partner
Brian Arnberger
Venture Advisor: Atlanta
Experienced finance professional with a track record of improving bottom-line results, alongside extensive experience in coaching and mentoring early-stage start-ups. Brian builds, develops, and motivates high-performing business teams that exceed objectives.
Allison Yrungaray
Marketing Associate: Los Angeles
Allison Yrungaray is a Momenta Partner
Allison Yrungaray
Marketing Associate: Los Angeles
A public relations professional with more than 15 years of experience in media and analyst relations, PR writing, technical writing, and social media marketing.  Allison has worked in the IoT space for the past seven years, helping clients craft their internal and external messages and effectively communicate with key target audiences.
Kevin Holbrook
Venture Advisor: Boston
Kevin Holbrook is a Momenta Partner
Kevin Holbrook
Venture Advisor: Boston
Kevin has been helping companies extract value from IoT solutions for almost a decade. He led Partner Technology Strategy at ThingWorx/PTC and, prior to that, led key technology and product teams at Axeda. Kevin loves turning caffeine into code, designs into products, and products into solutions. More than that, he works closely with customers, evangelizes the developer community and engages audiences when he speaks.