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Nicolas Chammas

SVP Global Corporate Development and Partnerships

As SVP, Global Corporate Development and Partnerships at Persado, Nicolas Chammas is responsible for leading strategic initiatives to accelerate Persado’s leadership in AI and cognitive content generation.

He was previously a Vice President and member of the investment committee at Carrick Capital, where he led investments in growth-stage software and tech-enabled services businesses. Prior to joining Carrick, Nicolas served as a Vice President with boutique investment bank DBO Partners, where he focused on M&A advisory primarily within technology. Before DBO, he held roles at Accel-KKR, GCA Savvian, and Credit Suisse.

Nicolas’ career as an investor and advisor to growth companies spans 15 years and includes investments in Saber Corp. (sold to EDS for $460 million), iTradeNetwork (sold to Roper Industries for $525 million), and Applied Predictive Technologies (sold to MasterCard for $600 million). He has also served as an advisor to market-revolutionizing enterprises such as Google, representing the company during its 2004 IPO, and big data software provider Cloudera, advising on its $740 million financing from Intel.

Nicolas earned his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and his BA in Business/Economics from UCLA.