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SuperReturn North America
September 13 - 14, 2022
The Westin New York Times SquareNew York

Rick Shrotri
Founder & Managing Partner at Digital Alpha Advisors


Mr. Shrotri has been a technology and telecommunications investor for over two decades, managing industry shaping investments. Prior to founding Digital Alpha, Mr. Shrotri was Managing Director of Cisco's Business Acceleration Team. During his 10 years at Cisco Mr. Shrotri has worked on the growth strategy and investments, strategic partnerships, and managed a forum of executive reviews that include the firm’s most senior leadership. Prior to Cisco, Mr. Shrotri worked in the Seoul, Korea headquarters of Samsung, where he focused on external innovation strategy including M&A and JV structures for the semiconductor and mobility divisions. Mr. Shrotri also worked at Goldman Sachs focusing on tech/telecom investments in the Principal Investment Area (PIA). Mr. Shrotri holds degrees from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Finance and International Relations, both summa cum laude, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

Digital Alpha Advisors, LLC is an investment firm focused on digital infrastructure and services required by the digital economy with total assets under management of over $1.5B. The firm has a strategic collaboration agreement with Cisco Systems, Inc. As part of this agreement, Digital Alpha has preferred access to Cisco's pipeline of commercial opportunities requiring equity financing. In addition, Digital Alpha has cultivated strategic partnerships with other Silicon Valley technology leaders, with whom it has already executed deals. Digital Alpha believes that it is the first firm focused on making private equity investments in the significant growth opportunities required to underpin the Digital Economy, including smart cities, next generation broadband networks, and enterprise data management and communication solutions.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Strategies to outperform in a digital world