Ran Assaf, Managing Partner and Founder of M+A Squared, is a seasoned entrepreneur and investment banker whose experience encompasses cross-border M&A and private equity transactions across the US, Europe, and Asia. Ran focuses on deal sourcing, strategic advisory to both public and private companies, sell-side and buy-side transactions, co-advisory engagements, as well as the ongoing development of business relations with corporate leaders and investors globally. Prior to M+A Squared, he was the founder and CEO of Didiom, an award-winning pioneer in the streaming media and mobile software industry, which was acquired by SnapOne (formerly Exclaim Mobility) prior to SnapOne’s acquisition by Synchronoss (NASDAQ: SNCR). Prior to Didiom, Ran held various management positions at Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), focusing on corporate finance and contract management. He holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from Babson’s Graduate School of Business in Massachusetts.