SI Partners’ continued success in supporting businesses in the creative and technology sectors to achieve global growth has led to the firm expanding its senior team with the strategic hire of Abeed Janmohamed in the role of Director, Technology. As SI Partners’ European technology M&A and consultancy lead, Abeed will advise SI Partners’ clients on transactions as well as commercial and growth strategy.
Tristan Rice, Partner at SI Partners commented “SI Partners’ global client base is becoming increasingly tech-oriented in nature. Abeed’s rich knowledge and experience of tech-enabled marketing businesses perfectly aligns to our trajectory. He’s going to add tremendous value to our clients and we’re really excited to welcome him to the family.”
Prior to joining SI Partners, Abeed worked predominantly in startups, turnarounds and high growth businesses across the martech landscape. He has an in-depth understanding of the key growth drivers for businesses, as well as a keen eye for the key technology trends and standout businesses in the tech ecosystem.
Abeed has developed a strong network of relationships across the venture capital and investment landscape which provides him with a unique insight on emerging technology businesses and trends.
Abeed comments, “This is a very exciting opportunity to leverage the skills and network I have developed over my career thus far to scale SI Partners’ technology practice and advise our high growth tech client base on growth strategies that provide opportunities for entreprenuers to achieve their vision – I am very excited to join the SI Partners family and help write the next chapter.”
Abeed started his career at Cricinfo where he successfully built the commercial team before its sale to ESPN in 2007, he then moved on to RadiumOne to become the first commercial hire outside the US and was pivotal in establishing the commercial operation in the UK and Europe across agencies and brands, driving strategic relationships across the publisher and partner landscape.
Following his successful stint at RadiumOne, Abeed was headhunted to join retail tech start-up Eagle Eye Solutions as Chief Revenue Officer. He was responsible for sales, account management and partner strategy. He delivered 150% year on year revenue growth and increased their partner base significantly with the Point of Sale and Payment platforms.Over the course of the last three years he has built and run Volando – an early stage start-up growth consultancy, fundraising strategy, commercial strategy and sales support, working with businesses in Madtech, IoT, blockchain, fintech as well as advising funds on their investments from a commercial perspective.