PARIS — JUNE 14, 2011 - QuantumWave Capital, the leader in mobile internet investment banking, is pleased to announce the appointment of Pieter Knook, former Vodafone Internet Services Director and Microsoft Senior Vice President of Mobile Communications, to its board of directors. Knook brings more than 20 years of executive leadership and mobile communications experience to QuantumWave.
“Pieter’s wealth of expertise in the technology and business of the mobile internet will be of great benefit to QuantumWave as we continue to grow and expand our business globally,” said Robert Marcus, Chairman and CEO of QuantumWave Capital. “We intend to leverage his track record of achievements and strategic capabilities to better serve our emerging technology clients and the multinationals that acquire them.”
“QuantumWave is an innovator with a deep commitment to transforming the practice of mobile internet investment banking,” said Knook. “I look forward to helping drive the firm’s thought leadership, future growth and continued success.”
During his eighteen year career at Microsoft, Knook also served as President of Microsoft Asia, and in other executive leadership roles. He is a graduate of Cambridge University with a degree in electrical engineering.
QuantumWave Capital is a global investment banking boutique providing highly specialized mergers and acquisitions advisory services to market leading Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) sector innovators focused on the mobile internet. Headquartered in Paris, with offices in New York, Palo Alto and Tel Aviv, QuantumWave is composed of a highly talented team of investment banking and technology sector experts with over $30 billion of combined transactional experience.
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