Mr. Avery has over 20 years of investment banking experience and has advised clients on over 50 middle market M&A transactions and financings in a broad range of sectors. He has spent the majority of his career focused on the technology sector but is active across a wide range of industries. Prior to joining Maxim, Mr. Avery led the Technology & Internet of Things (IoT) advisory effort at Triangle Capital LLC, a boutique M&A Advisory firm in New York. Mr. Avery has also been an equity research analyst at Deutsche Bank where he was a senior member of the US semiconductor research team, directly responsible for the ratings on the small cap coverage base. Prior to covering semiconductors, he was a member of the wireless services telecom research team. Mr. Avery began his career as an IT consultant with Andersen Consulting (currently called Accenture) in its Financial Services practice. Mr. Avery has an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth and a BS from Miami University (of Ohio) with a major in Finance.