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Introducing SousZen

See how Xinova partners with PepsiCo and Innit to launch the new Seattle restaurant tech startup, SousZen, that aims to digitize ‘back of house’.

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Innovation Opportunities

Seeking innovative solutions for:

Olav Ermgassen, PhD

Innovation Banking and Development

Europe’s Preeminent Investment Banker

Olav has done more European M&A transactions than anyone in history and has greatly influenced the professional practices of the industry. His encyclopedic knowledge of capital markets and his wisdom in creating successful transactions are unsurpassed.

In addition to founding one of the leading independent European M&A advisory firms, Ermgassen & Co, Olav has been a trailblazing executive with several industry leaders. He has been Chairman, Monitor GSA. He worked for Morgan Stanley in London and was Managing Director of their Frankfurt Office which he founded. He worked for JP Morgan in New York, London and Tokyo, developing deep experience in global energy and natural resources M&A.

Olav is founder of the International Association of Investment Bankers (IAIB) and has taught Investment Banking at the leading German business school, WHU. He holds an LLD from the University of Freiburg, was a research assistant at the Max Planck Institut for International Law, has an MBA from INSEAD, and is fluent in many languages. He served and serves on the board of several public and private companies and is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.

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