Who We Are
Penna & Company is your specialized M&A and VC Advisor within the mobile and wearable computing space. Given our global footprint, we also offer international corporate expansion and high-value business development advisory. Affiliate offices in California, Sao Paulo, London and Hong Kong.
Managing Director and Founder
Andreas is formerly a high-tech executive with vast international mobile experience across the value chain: US and European expertise in software/services, mobile operator and OEM. Andreas has broad functional experience in business development and strategic partnerships, product management & planning and corporate strategy/M&A.
Until April 2013, Andreas was at Samsung Mobile as Director of Business Development and New Venture in Silicon Valley, USA. His past experiences include (most recent first): Tele2 Group – Global Head for Partnerships at Tele2 Group based out of Stockholm; Vodafone Group – Strategy and M&A for Vodafone Group HQ in London; Microsoft Mobile – Product Management and Planning for Windows Phone and online properties such as MSN Mobile based in Seattle and London.
Andreas holds a BBA in business administration from University of Michigan and has received executive education in Marketing from Duke Fuqua school of business in partnership with Kellogg School of Management during his time at Microsoft. He is also a guest lecturer on negotiations strategy at Northwestern Law and Kellogg School of Management.