Matt Mosman is the founder of College Heights Partners, a mergers and acquisitions consulting firm focused on helping software companies maximize their exit opportunities. The firm also works with mid-cap companies on the buy side, helping them develop acquisition opportunities.
Mosman served for several years as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Oracle Corporation, where he was responsible for all of the company’s mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spin-offs, technology licensing and for the Oracle Venture Fund, a $500 million investment fund. Mr. Mosman also served on Oracle’s Product Development Management Committee and on the company’s Investment Committee. Mosman also ran the Corporate Development function at MEMC, one of the world’s largest silicon wafer manufacturers, and at Sequent, a supercomputing company (sold to IBM).
Mr. Mosman has been CEO of four venture-backed startups: iCiX, the leading vendor of compliance management systems for the food and retail industries; Levanta, Inc., a vendor of Linux management appliances; Cerberian, Inc., makers of the world’s first Internet Access Control (IAC) web-based service; and Unifi Software, a leading data platform vendor. He has raised tens of millions of dollars in venture funding from top-tier Silicon Valley venture firms.
College Heights Partners has been the advisor for a wide range of transactions, including SOASTA’s $200M sale to Akamai, Datascience.com’s sale to Oracle, Attensity’s merger with Germany’s Empolis AG, and many others.
He is a frequent lecturer on topics relating to corporate strategy at colleges and universities, and he served on the board of a research laboratory at Cambridge University in the UK. Mr. Mosman has also been featured on CNN/FN, Bloomberg TV, and on CNBC, as well as in the Wall Street Journal and Business Week, on topics related to mergers/acquisitions and corporate strategy.
Mr. Mosman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and a Master of Business Administration degree from Brigham Young University, and lives in the Bay Area of northern California.