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Every industrial sector is being disrupted and redefined by digital transformation to confront unprecedented product complexity, explosion in demand for energy, increasingly intricate global supply chains, worker skills shortages and climate change.
Our Industrial Tech expertise spans a wide range of sub-sectors and business models, including Industrial ERP, Manufacturing Optimization, System Design, Simulation and PLM, Digital Twin, Industrial IoT AI and Data Analytics, Construction, Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics Software.
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Global Co-Head of Investment Banking and Global Head of Tech Investment Banking
Jason Auerbach is the Global Co-Head of Investment Banking and Global Head of Tech Investment Banking at SVB Securities. In this role, he leads the firm’s technology investment banking strategy and initiatives. With more than 25 years of experience, he has built extensive relationships and is widely known as one of the most prolific bankers in tech, particularly in software and related sectors. Leading the Tech Investment Banking team at SVB Securities, he has worked on numerous completed transactions, including Noregon Systems’ sale to The Hearst Corporation, PassFort’s sale to Moody’s, and Evergreen Coast Capital’s acquisition of DreamBox Learning.
Jason joined the firm in 2021 from UBS where he was the Global Co-Head of TMT Investment Banking and on the firm’s Global Management Committee. While at UBS, he worked on many transactions including, but not limited to, the sale of Ellucian to Blackstone & Vista; the sale of CAMP Systems to Hearst; the sale of Innovyze to Autodesk; the sale of Precisely to Clearlake & TA Associates; the sale of Turnitin to Advance Publications; the sale of Ensono to KKR. Prior to this, Jason was the Global Co-Head of TMT Mergers & Acquisitions for Jefferies LLC.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College at Columbia University, and his Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Managing Director, Business Manager
Cara Pellicano is a Managing Director and Business Manager of Tech Investment Banking at SVB Securities.
Since joining the firm in 2021, Ms. Pellicano has been responsible for business operations of the Tech Investment Banking franchise including strategic planning, financial and business reporting and analytics, people management and recruiting.
Prior to SVB Securities, Ms. Pellicano was at Jefferies where she most recently was COO, Global Healthcare Investment Banking since 2018. Prior to this, Ms. Pellicano was the CFO of Eurasia Group, a geopolitical consulting and advisory firm, for 9 years and at Neuberger Berman in wealth asset management for 6 years.
Ms. Pellicano earned her B.A. in from Georgetown University and her MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.