NEW YORK--()--Waller Capital Partners (“Waller Capital”) today announced that Brian Stengel has been named to AlwaysOn’s “Power Players in Digital Media” list for the second straight year. AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley.
“Being asked to join such a distinguished group of executives both on the Editorial Board and on this list is a testament to Waller Capital’s commitment to the digital space.”
Mr. Stengel is a Managing Director and group head of Waller Capital’s digital media practice, where he provides merger, acquisition and financing advisory services to high growth companies across the technology, digital media and mobile sectors. As part of this recognition, Mr. Stengel has also been named an Editorial Advisor to AlwaysOn.
“I’m honored that our efforts have been recognized two years in a row by AlwaysOn, one of the most respected and influential voices in the industry,” said Mr. Stengel. “Being asked to join such a distinguished group of executives both on the Editorial Board and on this list is a testament to Waller Capital’s commitment to the digital space.”
"We are thrilled with the growth of our digital media practice over the past few years and this latest recognition of Brian's success." said Garrett Baker, President of Waller Capital. "As traditional TMT sectors continue to evolve and incorporate new technologies, digital media is more relevant to the future of our industry, our firm and our clients, than ever before."
Mr. Stengel will add his unique perspective to an editorial team that consists of several leading investors, service professionals and champions of entrepreneurial companies, including: Mark Cuban (Dallas Mavericks/Terawatt Ventures), Alan Patricof (Managing Director, Greycroft Partners), Howard Morgan (Partner, First Round Capital) and Rick Heitzmann (Managing Director, FirstMark Capital / NYC Entrepreneurial Fund).
“Behind every successful digital media start-up is a handful of power players guiding the founders. The Power Players in Digital Media span a wide range of talents, from seed investors to investment bankers” says Tony Perkins, Founder and Editor of AlwaysOn. “From helping entrepreneurs incubate their great ideas into successful products to changing the way the media relates to its connected, social, mobile audience, AlwaysOn is helping to bring together a new generation of innovation to the digital sector with the best of Madison Avenue meeting the best of the Global Silicon Valley.”
Mr. Stengel will be recognized on March 18th and 19th in New York at the OnMedia NYC conference and will host a panel titled “Ready to Wear: Innovations in Fashion eCommerce” with Aslaug Magnusdottir (CEO & Co-Founder, Moda Operandi), Andrew Siegel, (Senior Vice President for Strategy and Corporate Development, Advance Publications) and John Caplan (Founder & CEO, OpenSky).
About Waller Capital Partners, LLC
Founded in 1982, Waller Capital Partners is a leading boutique investment bank and advisory Firm focused on the telecommunications, media and technology sectors. Waller Capital provides its clients with wide-ranging industry expertise in connection with mergers and acquisitions, private placements, asset swaps, restructurings and valuation services. Waller Capital’s experienced professionals maintain deep relationships at every level of its core industries and provide the Firm’s clients with independent, unbiased advice.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn serves its members by producing intimate executive Innovation Summits for industry insiders in key forward-thinking technology centers around the globe and connecting them daily on a powerful online media network (www.aonetwork.com). AlwaysOn editorial and event programming covers the booming areas of digital media and entertainment, ondemand and cloud computing, mobile technology, and greentech.
AlwaysOn editors and producers know that to stay competitive, its members must be the first to find out about new company formations, what sectors and companies investors are betting on, and what innovations are disrupting the marketplace and gaining economic traction. AlwaysOn also understands that building a network of support from key industry influencers is one of the primary indicators for success. As Mike Moritz, CEO of Sequoia Capital, observes, “Who you know, what you know, and when you know it is the currency of the Global Silicon Valley.” AlwaysOn’s commitment to each of its members is to be a reliable source of that currency.