Information & Communication Technology

Kirchner did an excellent job advising us on the sale of our SaaS business, leading to a solid exit during what was perhaps the worst economic climate to sell a company in 7 decades.

Bill WignallCEOTruition Inc.

The Information & Communications Technology sector provides the innovation that allows almost every company to grow. We can support and add value to ICT companies (and their stakeholders) at every stage from start-up to exit.


Our prominent domain experts in this focus area include:

Representing on cumulative basis 60+ years experience

Dr. Patrick McNees

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Information & Communication Technology domain related experience:

• 20 years of operational experience
• Responsible for over a number of inventions and other intellectual property in the software domain
• Current/past director and manager at numerous software companies

Ross Orrett

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Information & Communication Technology domain related experience:

• 20+ years of experience building and leading companies that deliver mission critical B2B software solutions
• Built and strategically exited three software / SaaS companies – generating a quarter billion dollars in shareholder value.
• Previous experience includes SAP where he was responsible for Insurance Innovation and Development, bringing together 40+ disparate technologies, operating models and industry best-practices into an end-to-end suite.

Blair G. Kirchner

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Information & Communication Technology domain related experience:

• 15 years of operational experience
• Managed the front-line CRM activities at an IT multi-national

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Within the ICT sector our more specific expertise includes (but is not limited to) companies in:
 

• SaaS
• Workforce Management
• eCommerce
• eLearning
• Compliance Software
• IT
• Location Based Mobile Advertising
• Mobile Collaboration
• Software Development

We have worked with and are in regular contact with the majority of the strategics in the ICT industry. To learn how we can put our domain expertise to work for you contact us.

Industrials

Some businessmen just have a knack for success: they know how to create it, grow it, manage it and even snatch it back from the brink of failure.

Bob ScullyPBS Interviewer

The Industrials sector maintains an important role in the business ecosystem. Some of these fundamental businesses are undergoing significant changes and we can help. Our proprietary methodology adds value to Industrials companies (and their stakeholders) at every stage from start-up to exit.


Our prominent domain experts in this focus area include:

Representing on cumulative basis 40+ years experience

Don Haliburton

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Industrials domain related experience:

• 10 years of operational and transactional experience
• Expertise in production and distribution

Mike Cooke

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Industrials domain related experience:

• 40 years of operational and advisory experience
• Expert in identifying and developing competitive advantages that improve sales and margins
• Past/current advisor to numerous industrials sector companies

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Within the industrials sector our more specific expertise includes (but is not limited to) companies in:
 

• Manufacturing
• Logistics
• Consumer Goods
• Wholesale
• Distribution
• Construction
• Storage

We have worked with and are in regular contact with the majority of the strategics in the Industrials sector.
To learn how we can put our domain expertise to work for you contact us.

Health & Life Sciences

We recently retained the services of Kirchner Group due to a high level of confidence in their abilities to identify satisfactory prospects for licensing our recently patented intellectual property along with maximizing its value. Kirchner’s highly successful track record in related areas has generated a lot excitement in our organization.

Greg StephensPresidentThe Capstone Medical Products Group, Inc.

The Health & Life Sciences sector boasts some of the most promising and potentially rewarding early stage companies today. Our industry knowledge paired with our deep experience offer significant value add to your company or investment at any stage of its lifecycle.

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Our prominent domain experts in this focus area include:

Representing on cumulative basis 100+ years experience

Dr. Patrick McNees

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Health & Life Sciences domain related experience:

• 36 years of operational and research experience
• Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Enterprise Development of Health Professions University of Alabama in Birmingham
• Responsible for over a dozen inventions and other intellectual property in health and life science

Richard (Dick) Marchase, Ph.D.

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Health & Life Sciences domain related experience:

  • Cell Biology PhD
  • He served as President of the Association of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Neurobiology Chairs and as both President and Vice President for Science Policy of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
  • He has numerous scientific publications and patents, has served on editorial boards for several biomedical journals, and has been Principal Investigator on over $50 million of research and infrastructure grants and contracts.

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Within the health and life sciences sector our more specific expertise includes (but is not limited to) companies in:
 

• Clinical trial design
• Cost effectiveness analysis
• Statistical modeling and data analytics
• Behavior analysis
• Wound care
• Incontinence
• Biotechnology
• Cancer
• Survivorship
• Data mining
• Technology supported healthcare
• Long term care
• Home health care
We have worked with and are in regular contact with the majority of the strategics in the Health & Life Sciences sector.

We have worked with and are in regular contact with the majority of the strategics in the Health & Life Sciences industry. To learn how we can put our domain expertise to work for you contact us.

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Environmental Technologies

We engaged the Kirchner Group to provide interim CEO support to address a challenging operational and management situation in one of our cleantech portfolio companies… I would be happy to engage the Kirchner Group again should an interim management situation arise.

John TrbovichGeneral PartnerMILCOM Venture Partners

The Environmental Technologies sector is very complex, both scientifically and technically. Understanding the science behind innovations and the requirements to bring them to market are key. Our proprietary methodology allows us to support and add value to environmental technologies companies (and their stakeholders) at every stage of their lifecycle.

Our prominent domain experts in this focus area include:

Representing on cumulative basis 60+ years experience

John D. White

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Environmental Technologies domain related experience:

• 20 years of operational and investment experience in the sector
• John has managed investments and served on the boards of several Energy, Oilfield Services and Cleantech companies.
• In 2009 John was recruited to head up the Wind Alliance, a Public/Private/ University Consortium.

James Oborne

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Environmental Technologies domain related experience:

• 15 years of transaction experience, with M&A and financings worth over $750 million
• Particular experience in the areas of water treatment, energy efficiency, renewable power, and waste management
• Has appeared as speaker and panel member at numerous Cleantech conferences

Steve Dauphin

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Environmental Technologies domain related experience:

• 20 years of operational and investment experience
• Vast experience with investments in cleantech domain
• Current/past director at numerous cleantech companies

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Within the environmental technologies sector our more specific expertise includes (but is not limited to) companies in:
 

• Energy (all sectors)
• Transportation
• Water & Wastewater
• Advanced Materials
• Agriculture / Aquaculture
• Recycling & Waste
• Manufacturing and Industrial
We have worked with and are in regular contact with the majority of the strategics in the environmental technologies sector.

To learn how we can put our domain expertise to work for you contact us.

Agriculture & Food

Kirchner was tenacious in tracking down potential acquirers and their industry experience and contacts were extremely helpful in completing this transaction.

Greg IkonenInterim CEOMendel Biotechnology, Inc.

The Agriculture and Food sector is led by innovation and new technologies. In such a vital and constantly changing industry you need the right experts to help you when you come to a fork in the road. We offer a proprietary methodology whereby we can support and add value to Agriculture and Food companies (and their stakeholders) at every stage from start-up to exit.

For more details view our fact sheet.

Our prominent domain experts in this focus area include the following

Representing on cumulative basis 100+ years experience

Armand Lavoie

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Agriculture & Food domain related experience:

• 20 years of operational and investment experience
• Managing Director of $45M agri-food technologies fund
• Professional Agrologist
• Current/past director at numerous agricultural companies

Agriculture & Food domain related experience:

• 35 years experience in consulting and market research in the pesticide, fertilizer and biotechnology industries
• Founded Agricultural Information Services brining new technology to agricultural input suppliers
• Worked for the Battelle Memorial Institute, for 11 years developing their agricultural inputs activities.

Steve Dauphin

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Agriculture & Food domain related experience:

• 20+ years in fund management focused on agriculture and energy
• Sits on multiple ag-related boards
• Internationally recognized speaker on entrepreneurial agricultural solutions in underserved capital markets including at the World Bank
• Partner in Food Security Group, Director with Kirchner Food Fellowship and Advisory Board of the Hunger Solutions Institute

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Within the agriculture and food sector our more specific expertise includes (but is not limited to) companies in:

 

• Advanced fertilizers
• Water management
• Seeds and genetics
• Biopesticides
• By-product reuse
• Nutraceuticals & nutritional products
• Industrial bioproducts
• Food processing
• Aquaculture
• Cosmetics
• Diagnostics
• Animal health

We have worked with and are in regular contact with the majority of the strategics in the Agriculture and Food industry.

To learn how we can put our domain expertise to work for you contact us.