BOSTON, Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Capital Advisors announced today that Matt Konkle has joined the firm as Practice Leader for the Technology & Business Services Group. He will be based in Indianapolis, Indiana, and focus on tech-enabled services, business process outsourcing, and managed services across the midmarket.
Matt has over 20 years of experience in ecommerce, enterprise software, and business services and specializes in executing complex M&A transactions, strategic planning, restructuring, and financings. He has led businesses in all phases of the growth cycle from business formation through multiple strategic exits and reorganizations in both public and private companies. Matt is a recognized leader in the ecommerce services industry with deep operational experience in outsourced business models.
"We see tremendous opportunity to grow the Technology and Business Services sector leveraging the G2 operational model with Matt's background and experience," says Jeffrey Unger, G2's CEO. "We have had the privilege to work with Matt as a client of G2 for three years, and we know that our clients will benefit immensely from Matt's unique insight and capabilities."
Prior to G2 Capital Advisors, Matt was President of Fifth Gear, a single-source provider of end-to-end ecommerce services including order management technology, fulfillment, customer care, and freight management. Matt led Fifth Gear from inception and, as part of Fifth Gear's growth strategy, Matt partnered with G2 on buy-side, financial advisory, and sell-side mandates. In 2014 Matt and G2 completed a strategic sale of the business to Speed Commerce. As the Chief Operating Officer of Speed Commerce, Matt was responsible for a team of over 1,500 employees serving over 30 retail brands.
Prior to Fifth Gear, Matt was President of Sigma Micro, an enterprise software company specializing in order management technology for direct-to-consumer retailers. While with Sigma Micro, Matt led the successful commercialization and market launch of the company's next generation order management platforms and all corporate development activities including acquisitions, capital strategies, and strategic partnerships. Matt has also held operational and financial leadership roles at Reverse911, an early warning notification platform sold to Golden Gate Capital, and Aprimo, an enterprise marketing management software company sold to Teradata.
SOURCE G2 Capital Advisors