Neil Shroff
Managing Director
Bay Area
(650) 284-8483

Neil’s experience includes over 20 years in mergers and acquisitions, startups, executive management, and management consulting. In his early career, Neil was a management consultant where he focused on developing strategic recommendations for numerous clients in the biotech, medical device, and material technology industries.  Subsequently, Neil managed a manufacturing portfolio company of Jefferies Capital Partners where he led the company’s swift turnaround and acquired a division which led to co-founding his next venture, a manufacturing design and outsourcing firm. During his ownership, Neil acquired two strategic companies and led the sale of the company.  More recently, Neil co-founded an online education company and then served as the CEO of a venture-backed DNA sequencing startup, both companies were acquired.

Neil has been an investment banker and M&A advisor (sometimes part-time) for the past 11 years.  He regularly gives speeches and presentations to CEO and industry groups nationwide and is regularly quoted in IncEntrepreneurBusinessweekForbes and the Silicon Valley Business Journal regarding M&A and increasing private company value.  He also teaches a course at Stanford on mergers and acquisitions strategies and mentors startups in accelerating growth and exiting.  Neil has been named a top 40 Under 40 by The M&A Advisor.


Neil has a B.S. in Bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego and has lived in Japan and conducted extensive business in India, China and Latin America. Neil is a member of the Rotary Club of Menlo Park, ProVisors, and the Band of Angels.  Neil keeps busy with his two boys, programming, learning how to fly, or cooking up a mean dinner.