Solomon TesfayeHead of Business Development and Capital Markets
Solomon Tesfaye leads business development and capital markets at tZERO, a leading private secondary market trading platform that can digitize private equity and enable it to trade in a continuous regulated manner.
Previously, he was an investment banker at Citi where he focused on M&A, IPOs and private placements within Diversified Industrial coverage. He has significant experience focused on industrial technology [i.e. Internet of Things (IoT), Machine to Machine (M2M), and Telematics].
He has worked as a seed-stage venture capital investor, held operation leadership roles within the medical device industry, and was co-founder of a web-based business. Tesfaye attended Johnson School of Management at Cornell University (MBA) where he was a Roy H. Park Leadership Fellow, eLab Incubator & Accelerator Fellow, and completed the investment banking immersion.
Solomon is an avid traveler (30+ countries), runner, blockchain / tech. enthusiast.