With two decades of experience in the tech sector both as a corporate executive and an entrepreneur, Mona brings her expertise in corporate development, acquisitions, integrations, and technology deals (with a specialty in IP licensing deals) to every team she works with. She has negotiated hundreds of technology deals and nearly 50 acquisitions.
Mona works with companies in the B2B software and systems space to help them develop and grow their business with a view to maximizing their exit opportunities.
Mona's experience includes being on the buy side of start-ups, including Cadence Design Systems, Coverity and others. As Corporate Vice President, Business Development at Cadence, she led all mergers and acquisitions, strategic technology transactions and venture investments, delivering tens of millions of dollars in incremental revenue. She also led the definition of the company’s acquisition and partnership strategy, enabling Cadence to expand into adjacent growth markets.
Mona holds an engineering degree from the University of Toronto, a J.D. from the University of Western Ontario, and management certificates from Simon Fraser University and UC, Berkeley.