For a large part of his career, Cameron Poetzscher also gained experience at Goldman Sachs, where he handled a large number of complex corporate transactions, including many highly notable mergers and acquisitions transactions, in addition to numerous pre-IPO start-ups that were backed by the most prominent venture capital firms anywhere in the world.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Cameron Poetzscher attended Harvard Business School, where he first earned a MBA with Distinction, before joining their Finance Faculty as a post-graduate working on research projects and doing some case-writing on subjects as diverse as hedge funds, derivatives and liability management. His career actually started when he worked as a consultant at Booz & Co in Australia, where he specialized in hands-on operational issues as well as broader strategic and organizational considerations. That is why Cameron Poetzscher is so highly sought-after. His wide range of experience has given him the ability to bring a highly creative and analytical approach to problem-solving. He actually does his best work under pressure.
Long before he reached his current position as the Head of Corporate Development for technology darling Uber, Cameron Poetzscher worked for many years to develop a reputation as a highly skilled businessman who had the ability to handle almost anything that came along. He has done considerable work with companies in a many different sectors, including the financial, healthcare, consumer products, natural resources, industrial, and real estate areas, although most of his career has centered on the tech area, especially when it comes to telecom and media sectors. His experience also has been international in scope, having worked on deals in every corner of the world.
When he was a young man, Cameron Poetzscher earned an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School. Soon after, he worked on the HBS Finance Faculty, where he engaged in research and case-writing, with a particular focus on derivatives, hedging and liability management. Following that, he enjoyed a very long 17-year career with Goldman Sachs, where he was a global investment professional. There, he provided investment advice and guidance to some of the most demanding clients anywhere, including Fortune 50 companies and industry leaders and innovators. He also advised pre-IPO start-ups backed by leading venture capital firms, which is one reason he has focused largely on the tech sector.
Cameron Poetzscher has also worked on many complex high-profile mergers and acquisition transactions, IPOs and other financings. Because he has so much experience, Cameron Poetzscher is a very valuable player on the Uber team. He is a problem solver, approaching problems in a highly creative and analytical manner. He does his best work under pressure and he makes the best of challenging situations.
In his current position as Head of Corporate Development for one of the top technology companies in the world, Uber, Cameron Poetzscher is leveraging his significant reputation as an executive and his proven finance, operational and deal-making experience. Using all of that, he hopes to make his tech giant of a company even bigger. Even before he made his mark with Uber, however, he had a very long career as a difference-maker. For example, he spent 17 years with Goldman Sachs as a global investment professional.
That segment of his career helped him gain expertise when it came to leading difficult negotiations and he became a specialist in partnerships and acquisitions, leading difficult negotiations, and making deals. He is a firs-class problem solver who approaches them from the perspective of a highly analytical and creative mind. Most agree that he seems to do his best work in the most high-pressure, challenging conditions.
Most of Cameron Poetzscher's long and successful career has been focused primarily on the technology, media and telecommunications sectors, especially with regard to entertainment and the Internet. That said, he has worked in a great many other business areas, including natural resources, consumer products, healthcare and real estate, among many others. And since he has made deals on five continents, the scope of his experience is global in scope.
Back when he was at Goldman, he provided investment advice and guidance to many of the most sophisticated and demanding clients anywhere, including Fortune 50 companies and pre-IPO start-ups that had been backed by leading venture capital firms. He worked on a great many complex high-profile mergers and acquisition transactions, IPOs and other financings. His clients included a great number of industry leaders and innovators, like Uber, for example.