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  • David DeRuff
    Managing Director, Head of Cloud Technology
    dderuff@thepresidiogroup.com
    (415) 449-2530

    David has been a technology investment banker for over a quarter of a century. In that time he’s seen the industry landscape change dramatically more than once. We welcomed him on board in 2011 to build a Mergers and Acquisitions advisory practice focused on today’s most disruptive companies, those breaking new ground in cloud-enabling and big data technologies. David’s experience as a successful entrepreneur, having founded, built and sold his own advisory firm, informs the advice he gives each client.  He brings a disciplined focus, deep industry knowledge, and a determination he learned from being an Olympic rower. David earned his B.S. in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley and his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
  • Jake Cheng
    Analyst
    jcheng@thepresidiogroup.com
    (415) 449-2533

    Jake joined Presidio in 2013 as an investment banking analyst focusing on Presidio’s M&A and capital raising advisory services. Prior to Presidio, Jake interned at AGC Partners, and was on the M&A team for Bainbridge Capital. Jake earned his B.S. in mathematics/economics from UC San Diego.
  • Wyatt Millar
    Associate
    wmillar@thepresidiogroup.com
    (415) 449-2529

    Wyatt joined Presidio in 2014 as an investment banking associate focused on M&A. Prior to joining Presidio Wyatt worked in the aerospace industry as a mechanical engineer for BAE Systems. After a year working in defense he joined SolarCity, where Wyatt’s analytical mindset and passion for customer facing deals led him into engineering, then sales, and finally into M&A.  With a strong technical and financial background Wyatt helped SolarCity close their largest acquisition to date. His technical mindset coupled with a love for finance has led Wyatt into a career with The Presidio Group.  Wyatt earned his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is currently finishing his M.B.A. at the University of California, Berkeley.