Momenta Partners, the leading global Advisory, Talent and Ventures firm focused on Digital Industry, is pleased to announce the appointment ofBlaine Mathieu as Partner in Advisory, leading their Startup Advisory practice.
Mr. Mathieu has had a long and successful career as a CEO, CMO, and CPO at public and private software and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) companies including Manager of Market Intelligence at Adobe; VP and General Manager at Corel Corporation; CPO at Mindjet; and CEO of publicly-traded enterprise software company Selectica.
Most recently, Blaine was the CMO and CPO at VANTIQ - a platform for creating the next generation of real-time industrial applications using AI and IoT. His successful work at VANTIQ helped drive massive growth with a client list that includes the likes of French oil giant Total and Chinese juggernaut China State Grid. Such success resulted in a recent strategic investment and deep technology partnership with SoftBank Corp. to help deliver Smart City solutions across Japan and the wider Asia market.
Momenta Partners was founded as Digital Industry Growth Partners; investing in, advising and placing executive-level talent for leading and emerging companies focused on the digitization and transformation of industry. With the addition of Blaine, Momenta will be bringing new startup-focused offerings while adding to our bench of deep industry and technology practitioners. The Momenta Startup Advisory offerings include CEO coaching; fractional CXO services; market and landscape research; positioning and go-to-market strategy formulation; business modeling; business and partner development; and readiness for raising capital.
According to Blaine, “I truly believe my entire career has led me to this place. Over the last 30 years I have witnessed and been a part of the digital transformation of industry and the journey is only just beginning. My focus over the last six years on big data, IoT, and AI made it clear that Momenta is exactly the right match for me. I look forward to bringing incredible value to the team, our portfolio and client base in short order.”
"We are pleased to have Blaine join our Advisory team. Momenta has long viewed that the most effective leaders in Digital Industry are ‘Renaissance people’; those who bring multi-faceted talents and cross-domain experience to industrial challenges. Blaine is a great example of that in action." says Ken Forster, Executive Director of Momenta Partners and Momenta Ventures.
Momenta Partners encompasses leading Strategic Advisory, Talent, and Investment practices. We’re the guiding hand behind leading industrials’ IoT strategies, over 200+ IoT leadership placements, and 25+ young IoT disruptors. Schedule a free consultation to learn more about our Digital Industry practice.