Chris Young has joined Berkery Noyes as a managing director focused on M&A activity in the financial IT sector. He previously was global director of business and product strategy at Dow Jones.
Christopher Young, Ph.D., joins Berkery Noyes as Managing Director, the firm announced today. A veteran of the financial information, healthcare and corporate finance markets, Chris will focus on mergers & acquisitions as part of the Berkery Noyes Financial Information & Technology group.
Chris formerly served as Global Director of Business and Product Strategy at Dow Jones where he focused on building media and technology solutions in the wealth management marketplace. Before joining Dow Jones, Young held various management positions at The Thomson Reuters Corporation, including Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development in the Thomson Healthcare and Thomson Financial divisions.
Chris Young is also a visiting assistant professor of economics at Seton Hall University. Earlier in his career, he worked in the private equity investment units at Comvest Investment Partners and the CIT Group.
“Financial information and technology is among the fastest growing markets we cover, and Chris Young has experience at the very center of that market,” said Joe Berkery, founder and CEO of Berkery Noyes. “The addition of an industry leader and visionary like Chris Young strengthens our significant presence in this dynamic and attractive market.”
Chris Young earned his MBA and Ph.D. from Rutgers University. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, and regularly competes in U.S. and international triathlons.
Based in New York City, Berkery Noyes provides strategic mergers and acquisitions transaction advisory services to middle market information and technology companies. For more information, visit www.berkerynoyes.com.