M&A Integration – Maximizing the Return on Technology & Talent

In this panel discussion, panelists addressed critical decisions related to technology and talent that can either create or destroy M&A value in the due diligence and integration phases.

In today’s digital economy, technology and talent drive business performance. That’s why these two dimensions are so critical to maximizing the return on any M&A transaction.

During the web panel discussion, James O’Gara, CEO and Founder of OnMessage, moderates an engaging discussion between John Hotta, Senior Advisor at Capital Expert Services, and Aaron Belcher, Founder of APB Law.

The webinar discussion focused on the following critical business decisions:

  • Choosing the due diligence and integration dream team
  • Cyber-security considerations
  • IP ownership decisions
  • Manager to employee communication
  • Cultural integration
  • Plus more...

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Company team

John Hotta 

Senior Advisor and Co-Founder, Capital Expert Services, LLC  

John is a business advisor to public and private company boards and senior management on governance, technology, and mergers and acquisitions. He speaks on M&A strategy, integration, and technology integration to Fortune 500 and SME audiences.  He is currently updating a book on M&A integration. Learn More

Company team

James O'Gara

CEO and Founder, OnMessage

With more than 25 years of experience working with C-suite executives, O'Gara has spent thousands of hours formulating winning go-to-market strategies and stories for Fortune 500 and high-growth companies. Jim and his team at OnMessage, work with executive teams to manage strategic communication initiatives throughout the M&A integration process. Combined, the team has more than 50 years of hands on experience across 75+ transactions in the M&A space. Read More

Company team

Aaron Belcher

Managing Partner, APB Law

Aaron Belcher is an experienced corporate and M&A practitioner in the technology sector, having advised clients in a wide number of industries, including software, semiconductors, internet, e-commerce, data security, social networking, IT outsourcing, gaming, life sciences and clean tech. Learn More