Linda Bornhuetter Gridley
President and CEO of Gridley & Company LLC, Ms. Gridley has over twenty-five years of Wall Street investment banking experience, and more than twenty years of transactional experience focused in AdTech, Data Services, Digital Marketing, E-Commerce, Mobile, Payments & Financial Technology, Social, Traditional Marketing & Media Services, and Saas & Outsourcing Services
Regarded as an industry leader, Ms. Gridley has garnered a reputation for conceiving of some of the industry’s best-regarded and best-attended conferences and events. The firm’s annual conference in January is attended by approximately 500 influential industry leaders, private company CEO’s and senior VC & PE investors.
She has also been the driving force behind the firm’s authoritative newsletter, “The Compass”, which is read by over 2200 people, and numerous industry reports, including the popular, “Gridley’s Guide to Digital New York”.
Ms. Gridley founded Gridley & Company LLC in August 2001. Immediately prior, she was Managing Director in the U.S. Media Client Services Group at ABN Amro. She joined ABN Amro in May 2001 when the firm acquired the U.S. Investment Banking business of ING Barings, where she was a Managing Director and head of the firm’s Information and Internet Services Group. Ms. Gridley’s tenure at ING Barings began in October, 1997, when the firm acquired Furman Selz LLC, where she was a Managing Director covering Information and Internet Services companies. Prior to joining Furman Selz, Linda spent ten years in the M&A Department and the Technology Group at Lehman Brothers.
Ms. Gridley received her MBA degree from the Amos Tuck School and her A.B. degree from Dartmouth College.
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