Bloom Equity Partners (“Bloom Equity”) is pleased to announce several new appointments across its Value Creation Group, supporting portfolio companies to drive meaningful and durable step-change growth and operational improvements.
Sham Telang has joined as an Operating Advisor helping Bloom Equity to evaluate and support new investments, with a particular focus on leveraging technology for value creation. Sham has overseen over 25 M&A deals during his career, and has established and managed large-scale secure online, mobile, cloud and SAS infrastructure. Sham has over 20 years of CXO experience in technology and tech-driven roles, including at LegalZoom, Experian, Worldcom and MCI.
Ketan Petal, Lily Oliver-Torres and Rob Turano have also joined as Value Creation Specialists, providing operational support to Bloom both pre and post investment.
Ketan has worked in cloud-based GTM operations for the past 12 years at organizations including Oracle and SAP. Previously, Ketan was Chief of Staff and Head of Revenue Operations for BigMachines, a former portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners.
Lily has spent 12 years in strategy and operations roles at a variety of tech companies including Shutterstock, The Trade Desk, Roku and Google. She has vast experience leading multi-disciplinary teams across GTM strategy, internal operations, client services, and shared services.
Rob most recently worked on the Value Creation team at Siris Capital and was previously a management consultant in Accenture's Strategy practice focused on M&A, pricing, and growth projects for technology and industrial businesses.
About Bloom’s Value Creation Group
Bloom Equity leverages a unique value creation program comprised of three pillars to unlock peak performance across its portfolio companies: Operating Partners, Operating Advisors and Value Creation Specialists:
1. Bloom’s Operating Partners provide lift to management teams, serving in multiple capacities depending on need. Operating Partners help with board-level readiness, serve as key advisors to the management team, help drive the creation and execution of the Value Creation Plan and can step in as an acting CXO as needed.
2. Bloom leverages a deep bench of seasoned Operating Advisors, former CXO’s of enterprise or PE backed technology companies to help drive value for portfolio companies at the board level.
3. The team of Value Creation Specialists provide best-in-class functional support to management teams. Focused on disciplined, systematic value creation in Business Technology assets, Bloom Equity leverages top talent in the industry to help its portfolio companies build sustainable growth and market leadership via best-in-class operations, go-to-market initiatives, talent, product and technology, and M&A.
About Bloom Equity Partners
Bloom Equity Partners is a leading technology-focused private equity firm headquartered in New York City, currently deploying capital from Bloom Equity Partners Fund I. Bloom is leveraging decades of investing and operating experience to rapidly unlock transformational growth and deliver superior returns to our investment partners and management teams. Investing exclusively in lower-middle market software and tech-enabled business services companies, Bloom drives enduring market value by partnering closely with founders and management teams, injecting capital to unlock growth and providing operational resources and expertise to enable meaningful step-change to the business.