Speakers  


 
 
Andrew Kaye
Head of Asia William Blair & Company
 
Mr. Andrew Kaye joined William Blair as Managing Director, Head of Asian & Technology Banking, based in Shanghai, China. Since joining Blair, he has grown the firmís Asia practice, completing over 36 transactions in the last 3 years. Kaye has worked in investment banking for over 17 years. Prior to Blair, he has worked with CIBC World Markets, where he was Regional Head; and Robertson Stephens, where he headed the semiconductor and communications practices groups in Europe and also headed the firmís Israel office. Kaye has worked with companies in the US, Europe and Asia and has helped many semiconductor companies raise capital, go public through an IPO or assisted in their acquisition.

Kaye holds an MBA with honors from Fordham University, New York and a BA in accounting and marketing from Tel Aviv.