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
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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 founded Momenta Partners and three industrial automation companies. Ken resides in Switzerland and maintains an office in the 'cloud'.

Jonathan Moulton
Managing Partner
London
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Jonathan Moulton
Managing Partner
London
Retained, Executive Search expert with a solid track record of successfully appointing talent that delivers competitive edge in the technology and telecoms sectors. Since 2010, Jonathan has focused exclusively on senior searches across the Connected Industry. He is also a trusted advisor, advising on market insights and trends, organizational development, cultural alignment and the retention of impactful leadership.
Paige Carratturo
Partner
San Francisco
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Paige Carratturo
Partner
San Francisco

With over 20 years of leadership advisory practice, C-Level recruiting and relationship development, Paige brings deep industry experience and thought leadership in the energy ecosystem. Prior to Quantal, she founded Enertech Search Partners, and was previously a senior executive recruiter at Richard, Wayne and Roberts. She has a particular focus on distributed energy resources and enabling technologies, e-mobility, smart infrastructure, energy finance and evolving technologies and emerging markets such as trans-active energy and blockchain.

Tom Gilley
Strategy Partner
New York
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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.
Vikram Capoor
Partner
Atlanta
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Vikram Capoor
Partner
Atlanta
A pioneer in using peer networks to solve critical business challenges, Vikram is a founding member of leading business advisory firm, CEB. Previously he served as Managing Director and Business Banking Practice head at research firm Advisory Board Company.  Additionally, Vikram was director of Big Data Analytics on the Global Strategy team at Coca-Cola Company, and responsible for creating the 2020 Vision to double Coke's $40 Billion revenues over ten years.
Jesse DeMesa
Partner
San Francisco
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Jesse DeMesa
Partner
San Francisco
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.
Kelly Saye
Principal Partner
Los Angeles
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Kelly Saye
Principal Partner
Los Angeles

Previously a member of Energy Search Partners, Kelly brings deep industry experience as a strategic partner for startups in the clean-tech, energy intelligence, distributed energy and energy management technology sectors. She has developed long-stranding business relationships in the UK, Europe and Australia with energy sector startups and larger enterprises. Prior she held senior roles in software and hardware technology sales and advisor with various startups.

Sandra Mueller
Principal Partner
Zurich
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Sandra Mueller
Principal 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.
Betsy Martin
Principal Partner
San Francisco
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Betsy Martin
Principal Partner
San Francisco

An experienced recruiting leader, Betsy is recognized for her extraordinary commitment to building teams to support the high demand in the market. She brings over 15 years’ experience in working with competitive technological markets such as Silicon Valley and Boston. As a leader in technical recruiting, she specializes in all things tech , including all  Software Engineering, Dev Ops/Infrastructure, Data Science, UI/UK design and Hardware.

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.
Nikki Cross
Associate Partner
Los Angeles
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Nikki Cross
Associate Partner
Los Angeles

With an affinity for company strategy and business development, Nikki brings a history of rich experience in Commercial Energy Management, State Environmental Police, Regulatory Compliance, Real Estate, Smart Grid, Energy efficiency, Distributed Energy and IoT. She is also a licensed Real Estate agent with a focus on Distributed energy upgrades and new construction in residential and commercial development.

Wim D'Hondt
Strategy Partner
Montreal
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Wim D'Hondt
Strategy Partner
Montreal
For nearly two decades, Wim has guided a wide range of leading global Communications, Media and High-Tech companies through major phases of technology and business innovation.  His experience spans all major value chain elements across operators, component suppliers, device manufacturers, content providers and emerging technology providers with a singular focus on creating executable growth strategies. Prior to Momenta Partners he held senior leadership positions at IBB Consulting, Accenture and Nokia.
Jim Fletcher
Strategy Partner
Raleigh
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Jim Fletcher
Strategy Partner
Raleigh

With extensive experience in executive management and technical leadership, Jim has held positions in areas of networking, IT systems management, and pervasive computing. He has a wealth of knowledge in IoT solution development including device connectivity, data collection, cognitive analytics, digital twin, and machine learning. He was most recently Distinguished Engineer and CTO for IBM’s Watson IoT Platform and is an IBM master inventor holding over 60 patents.

Amy Ward
Associate Partner
London
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Amy Ward
Associate Partner
London
Amy leads the research function within Momenta Partners Executive Search practice, focusing on Non-Executive Directors, CxO, EVP, SVP, VP and Director level searches across the connected-technology space. Amy’s priorities are delivering in-depth market analysis and candidate identification and evaluation. She understands the importance of engaging the very best talent.
Stephen Berard
Strategy Partner
Paris
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Stephen Berard
Strategy Partner
Paris
Seasoned software professional with move than 20 years of software architecture, design, and implementation experience. Stephen was mostly recently the Chief Architect where he was responsible for the technical strategy for Schneider Electric’s IoT platform technologies. Stephen has extensive experience in software architecture, design, and development.
Laura Westby
Partner
Basel
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Laura Westby
Partner
Basel

A corporate transactional attorney with substantial legal experience in general corporate law, transactions, M&A, JVs and employment law. She gained extensive experience in several leading legal operations and projects in multi-national corporations in Europe and the USA.

 

Charlene Duys
Associate
Boston
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Charlene Duys
Associate
Boston
Charlene has provided project support to engineering and executive teams in the high-tech industry for the past 20 years. Business units that she has touched upon include: unified communications, global services and strategic initiatives, as well as immersive telepresence and robotics. Charlene provides essential support services to the Momenta Partners team and client community.
Alberto Cresto
Associate Partner
Milan
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Alberto Cresto
Associate Partner
Milan
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.
Allison Yrungaray
Analyst
Los Angeles
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Allison Yrungaray
Analyst
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.
Sheryl Baccarella
Analyst
Denver
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Sheryl Baccarella
Analyst
Denver
Sheryl has more than 10 years of experience in executive search.  She has supported many industries including oil and gas, connected technology and manufacturing. Her ability to understand the needs of clients allows her to find the very best talent for every search.
Sherif El-Henaoui
Strategy Partner
Milan
Sherif El-Henaoui - Momenta Partners, Strategy Partner: Milan
Sherif El-Henaoui
Strategy Partner
Milan

Sherif is an electrical engineer, multi-cultural ideator, business strategist, coach, generalist in management and changer. He holds a Ph.D. in Data Networking from France and brings in 20+ years of professional experience ranging from network design at a telco, management consulting at McKinsey, strategic selling at Software vendor and strategist and marketing leader at Industrial Manufacturing where he was driving strategic M&A and business development in the Wind Energy and Industrial Services areas.

Cate Lawrence
Associate
Berlin
Cate Lawrence is a Momenta Partner
Cate Lawrence
Associate
Berlin
An experienced technology journalist with a history writing for Sitepoint, ReadWrite and DZone, Cate brings an understanding and focus on IoT, connected industry and future technology to Momenta. She is an experienced storyteller, writer, and researcher who uses analytic thought to create a creative marketing approach.
Sarah Duys
Analyst
Boston
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Sarah Duys
Analyst
Boston

With a developed knowledge of interpersonal communications and years of customer service experience, Sarah is a goal oriented and determined intern. She has a passion for marketing that has stemmed from her eleven years in the food service industry. She provides support to the Marketing team while continuing to learn and strengthen her skills while based in New Hampshire.

Heather Fici
Associate
Sarasota
Heather Fici - Momenta Partners | Search Associate
Heather Fici
Associate
Sarasota
Heather brings deep connected industry experience having supported senior level executives in the high-tech, software and venture capital industries for over 15 years. Heather provides essential support to the Momenta Partners team ensuring their overall success. After many wonderful years living in the Boston area, she is happy to be relocated to sunny Sarasota, Florida.
Lee Carter
Associate Partner
Seattle
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Lee Carter
Associate Partner
Seattle

Venture and startup professional with experience investing in remote connectivity, distributed energy, mobile payments and blockchain technology. Lee was most recently Principal at Reflective Ventures where he was responsible for full-lifecycle investing in early stage companies. He also has a wealth of experience in operational roles.


Laura Green
Analyst
Denver
Laura Green
Laura Green
Analyst
Denver

Bringing over 15 years of experience successfully sourcing dynamic talent through innovative and traditional methods, Laura is up for the challenge of any search. Understanding the unique requirements each client brings to the search allows her to provide highly focused support that builds long-term value and lasting relationships. Laura’s recruiting experience extends across many industries including aerospace, automotive, medical devices, and logistics/transportation. 

Ronnette Cowlishaw
Associate Partner
Denver
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Ronnette Cowlishaw
Associate Partner
Denver
With over 15 years of placing critical leadership professionals with emerging technology clients, Ronnette brings valuable Connected Industry search expertise to Momenta. Her international client representation includes pioneering startups and companies that have evolved to become recognized industry leaders in IoT verticals such as Smart Ag, Connected City, Energy, and IIoT.  Her understanding of the intricacies inherent to identifying and securing the best hire in the connected landscape ensures meeting the distinctive needs of Momenta clients.