George Sierchio is an entrepreneurial veteran having owned and operated several successful technology services and consulting businesses in the last 25+ years. This includes his work as a consultant and advisor to owners of IT companies, providing them guidance in profitability, overall growth, and mergers & acquisitions related activities.
Specific to M&A, George is well versed in many areas including growth strategy, acquisition targeting/evaluation, valuation, due diligence, deal structure, agreement development & negotiation, and corporate governance. At Cogent heís led nearly 40 buy-side transactions involving managed IT, cloud, cyber security, and IT consulting services companies as well as advising on numerous IT industry sell-side transactions, mergers, and market value analyses.
George is recognized as an advisor, speaker, author, and thought leader to the IT Consulting & Services industry including annual speaking engagements and content contribution to market leaders, communities and organizations in the space over the past 15+ years. He has been acknowledged several times for leadership in the industry as well as other recognitions and served on the board of advisors for several technology-oriented companies.
Mergers and Acquisitions are hot! Perhaps too hot to be in the best interested of small businesses. This panel of experts explores the promise and peril of selling (or buying) your business.