Kevin Outcalt and Jeff Zanardi, both Managing Directors, manage ACT Capital Advisors’ Silicon Valley office. They both have extensive experience in sales, marketing, business development, and more. The Silicon Valley office specializes in helping information technology businesses achieve successful exits. Both have a deep understanding of critical business drivers in multiple markets geographies, and industries.
Kevin has held senior positions in Sales, Marketing, and Business Development at a number of leading high-technology firms such as AT&T/Pacific Bell, Cisco and SAP where he was active in over 30 company acquisitions. In addition, he held CEO, Owner, President, and other C-Level positions in the hospitality and sports & entertainment industries where he handled more than a dozen sell-side M&A deals of small and lower end mid-market companies in the U.S., Latin America, and Asia. While at Pacific Bell he authored the book VSATs: A Competitive Threat or Business Opportunity and his Cisco Powered Network joint marketing program was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the Top Ten innovations that created the dominance of the computer networking giant.
Jeff is an experienced marketing and business development executive with a year-after-year track record of achieving business metric objectives for global, mid-sized, and startup companies. A true change agent, Jeff has assisted in the disruption and/or creation of many industry altering products and services. His focused experience in M&A activity, coupled with global venture capital, private equity, and institutional investors makes Jeff your perfect partner when looking to achieve your business goals. If you are looking to make the most out of your exit from your tech company, contact our Silicon Valley office today.