Role

Jason Russell is a Managing Director specializing in Software & Disruptive Technologies within Solomon Partners’ Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group.

Experience

Jason has extensive experience in software and tech-enabled services with a focus on supply chain & logistics technology, e-commerce enablement, and industrial software. He differentiates by providing sector-specific advice, combining end-market knowledge and industry relationships, and hands on M&A execution. His experience includes sell-side and buy-side M&A, growth equity and debt financing.

Jason advised Ruby Has, one of the fastest growing e-commerce logistics providers, on its sale to ShipMonk; Körber AG in the sale of a significant minority stake of its supply chain software business to KKR; advised ToolsGroup, a leader in supply chain planning software, in support of its growth investment by Accel-KKR; advised TrueCommerce, a leading provider of trading partner connectivity and integration solutions, on its sale to Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe; Rand McNally, a leader in transportation technologies, on its sale to Teleo; 3Gtms, a leader in transportation management software, on its sale to Sumeru; Körber AG on its acquisition of HighJump, a leading warehouse management software specialist; Michelin on its acquisition of Sascar, Brazil’s largest digital fleet management software provider; Gates, a leader in power transmission products, on its sale to Blackstone; Vivint, a leader in smart home technologies, on its sale to Blackstone; Eaton on its sale of its Aerospace Power Distribution and Integrated Cockpit Solutions businesses to Safran; ADT on its acquisition of Protectron, Canada’s leading provider of smart home security; Monitronics, a leader in smart home security, on its sale to Ascent Capital; Eaton on its acquisition of Cooper, a leader in electrical and smart grid technologies; Carlisle Companies on its $410 million acquisition of Hawk Corporation.

Prior to joining Solomon Partners, Jason worked at Citi as an investment banker, Lear Corporation as a quality manager, and Caliber Logistics (acquired by FedEx) as an industrial engineer.

Education

Jason received an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan (graduated with distinction) and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial & Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University.

Not-For-Profit Affiliations

Jason  is a coach for Grade 3 and Grade 1 Basketball.

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