Christian Bennett is a Managing Director at Pagemill Partners, a Duff & Phelps business, where he focuses on M&A advisory for software, internet, and services companies.
Since joining Pagemill in 2004, Christian has successfully closed more than 40 M&A and capital raise transactions across a variety of technology segments including internet and media, application software, SaaS, infrastructure software, IT security, storage, and tech-enabled business services.
Prior to Pagemill Christian was a strategy consultant, initially at The San Francisco Consulting Group (a telecom industry focused consultancy acquired by KPMG International in 1995) and then with The McKenna Group (a strategy consultancy focused on technology companies). At McKenna Christian focused on strategic positioning and growth strategy, working primarily with internet and software companies. Christian also worked at BEA Systems (now Oracle) in strategic marketing and at Netscape Communications (now Mozilla) as a software developer.
Christian holds an A.B. from Dartmouth College where he majored in Computer Science and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He is active in his community and serves on the Board of Directors for The Learning Center.