Ian Wooden

IJW & Co., Ltd.

Ian is the Founder of IJW & Co. and serves as Managing Director and CEO of the firm. Ian has advised hundreds of corporations around the globe across numerous industries on matters of corporate divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, negotiation strategy and business valuation. Ian has developed a specialization in the technology sector and has been fortunate enough to work on transactions along side some of North America’s top tech companies. Ian is also the co-founder and board member of the M&A Club, a networking group comprising of 15 chapters with over 400 M&A professionals. He also sits on the board of various technology and consumer product-based companies. In 2013, Ian was awarded the prestigious Top 40 Under 40 by the M&A Advisor, winning in the dealmaker category.

Ian holds an undergraduate degree from the John Molson School of Business with a major in Finance, graduating with distinction, holds the Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designation, and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

What makes Ian an expert?

Founder of the M&A Club of Canada, which went from 19 members at our first meeting to over 500 today with Clubs across Canada. Top 40 Under 40 M&A Advisor, Deal Maker Category; Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society, Golden Key Honor Society. Also studied to be a concert pianist!

My Sessions

Breakout Sponsored by TechExit.io: Your Roadmap to Getting M&A Ready

Room 206

This session will provide you with an understanding of the extensiveness of the process and how much advanced planning is required so that you can build your own roadmap with exactly what you need for successful M&A activity.