Mr. Assouad is actively involved in due diligence for private equity investments, with a specialty in information technology.
Before joining WP Global, Mr. Assouad was a member of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) management strategy team in Dubai, where he advised on operation, turnaround and post-merger integration projects for financial, technology and governmental organizations. He also worked for Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), where he led strategic investment initiatives in digital finance with a concentration on mobile and big data technology for financial institutions. Prior to achieving his M.B.A., Mr. Assouad amassed over 15 years of software technology experience with start-ups as well as Fortune 500 corporations. He held leadership positions in software development, product management and business strategy roles in ERP database, VOIP media and cybersecurity network technologies.
Mr. Assouad earned an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and achieved Beta Gamma Sigma national honors. He also earned a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.