Senior Managing Director
Blackstone Advisory Partners LP
Ivan Brockman is a Senior Managing Director in Blackstone Advisory Partners LP. He is based in the firm’s Menlo Park office. Mr. Brockman is responsible for advising companies in all sectors of technology.
Mr. Brockman has over fifteen years of experience in the technology business as an investment banker and as an attorney specializing in corporate securities and M&A. Selected technology companies with which he has worked include Microsoft, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, EMC, SAP, Flextronics, eBay, VMware, Sun Microsystems, Agilent, Intuit, BEA Systems, Siebel Systems, Solectron, Quest Software, SSA Global, Aricent, TIBCO Software, SafeNet, Agile Software, Sanmina-SCI, Business Objects and Ariba. In addition, Mr. Brockman has advised other leading technology financial sponsors in large and mid-market investments.
Before joining Blackstone in 2008, Mr. Brockman was co-head of West Coast Technology Investment Banking for Citigroup, and led Citigroup’s global investment banking efforts in the enterprise systems and software industries. He also served on several of the firm’s investment banking committees. Prior to Citigroup, he was a Vice President with Goldman Sachs’ technology, media and telecom investment banking group. He also practiced corporate and securities law for several years with the technology-focused Palo Alto law firm, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati.
Mr. Brockman received a BS (with distinction) from Cornell University and a JD from University of Pennsylvania Law School. He serves on the Cornell University Council.