First Name

Daniel

Last Name

Toole

Company

IBM

Job Title

executive partner - media and entertainment industry leader Europe

Speaker Bio

Daniel Toole has 25 years of experience in technology and media in the areas of corporate and technology strategy, transformation, outsourcing, investments and mergers & acquisitions. He has advised on IT and business process outsourcing deals ranging from $400M-$6B and acquisitions and investments ranging from $10M-$20B+. Daniel joined IBM in 2014 from Agon Consulting, a private advisory firm specialising in the M&E industry. As Managing Director, he advised some of the largest media, technology, communications companies and investors at Board level. He was previously the UK & Ireland M&E Leader for Accenture and he was part of the large deal team at Fujitsu, where he advised on the turnaround of Fujitsu's $1.2B commercial businesses. He was a member of the founding management team of BBC Technology. He started his career in Research and Development at British Telecom. Daniel is a graduate of Cambridge University and holds a Masters in Finance with Distinction from London Business School. He is the President of the London Business School Media Technology and Communications Alumni Club and a former Conference Committee Member of the International Broadcast Convention and Fellow of Arts in Business.