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Robin Warner

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About Me

Managing Director
DeSilva & Phillips
November 2012 – Present (3 months)13 years

US and international investment banking experience, and 20 years of high-level operational experience.

Closed 37 transactions focused on technology information services in education, trade publishing and healthcare. Education technology has become an important part of Robin’s portfolio which includes selling businesses to companies such as Amazon, Pearson, McGraw-Hill, Wiley, Macmillan, and Cengage Learning.

Prior to career in mergers & acquisitions, held key corporate positions in publishing spanning marketing, editorial, sales, direct mail and school book clubs, which has proven invaluable during m&a transactions .

Corporate roles included: Executive Vice President/Publisher at Western Publishing Company (Golden Books); Vice President of Marketing at Simon & Schuster for both their Adult Trade Paperback and Children’s Divisions; Group Product Manager Children’s Division, and Mass Market Sales Manager at Grosset & Dunlap Publishing Company (Penguin).

A frequent speaker and moderator at key ed tech industry conferences.

Securities Industry Registrations: Series 7 and 63


School Name

New York University – Leonard N. Stern School of Business