Apr 25, 2017 | 2 min read

Thought Leader Ed Maguire Joins Momenta Partners

Ed Maguire expands Momenta’s expertise in identifying trends and analyzing opportunities in the IoT

Momenta Partners, a global advisory, ventures and executive search firm focused on driving growth in Connected Industry companies, welcomes Connected Industry thought-leader Ed Maguire to its Ventures and M&A practice.

Based in the New York area, Maguire brings more than 17 years of Wall Street experience in equity research and investment banking to Momenta, with deep domain expertise in enterprise software and the Internet of Things (IoT).  He has proven success identifying strategic opportunities and articulating actionable insights based on rigorous analysis of technology, operations, competition and markets.

Maguire brings deep Connected Industry perspective furthering Momenta Partner's role as Connected Industry growth partners.  Managing Director Ken Forster said, “I got to know Ed a few years ago as we participated on venture investment panels on the IoT and given his prolific writing and speaking on the space.  We are pleased to have him at Momenta and look forward to leveraging his expertise and intelligence work to active and accelerate our clients.”

“I’ve been impressed with Momenta’s vision, creativity and commitment to value-creation since I first met Ken Forster a few years ago,” says Maguire. “We share passion in our belief in the transformative potential of the Internet of Things, and Momenta’s expertise in advisory, executive search,  ventures/M&A and business development positions the team to play a pivotal role in the emerging IoT ecosystem.  I’ve regarded Momenta as a premier franchise in the industry, and I am thrilled to join the team to help deliver insights and vision from their leading-edge work.” 

Most recently Maguire comes from CLSA where he was senior analyst and managing director covering the software industry, technology and innovation.  He held prior roles in research and investment banking at Merrill Lynch and CIBC World Markets.  Maguire holds a B.A. in Music from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance and Management Information Systems from Rutgers Business School. He has been widely quoted in financial media and has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, CNN, Fox Business News, BNN, NPR and more.