Siddharth Saran is the founder of Orca Advisory LLC, a strategy and corporate finance advisory firm based in the New York metro area. He works with international and domestic firms to manage their growth in the U.S. Sidd previously was an Executive Director in the Financial Sponsors and Leveraged Finance Group at UBS Investment Bank. He primarily covered private equity firms and their portfolio companies in industries including technology, business services, industrials, media, aerospace, shipping, and telecom. His advisory work included mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, IPOs, recapitalizations and restructurings. Before joining UBS, Sidd worked at a venture capital firm. He started his career advising technology companies at Credit Suisse. Sidd is also a board member of technology incubator, Product Lab, based in Northern Virginia where he co-founded a storage firm named Take It Away, Inc. Sidd is an avid runner and cyclist. He’s participated in marathons, triathlons, and 100 mile bike rides. Sidd also created a program to provide hands-on education in engineering and robotics to children. He lives with his wife and children in New Jersey.