Patrick Colville
Patrick Colville

Patrick Colville

Patrick joined Arete in 2013 and is based in the firm’s London office. Patrick is part of the Software team, within which he leads on the CyberSecurity sector. Prior to joining Arete, Patrick worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an Analyst in Equity Research Sales. Patrick is a CFA Charterholder, passing all his examinations on the first attempt, and graduate of Durham University.

Email: patrick.colville@arete.net

Phone: +44 207 959 1324

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Adam Shepherd
Adam Shepherd

Adam Shepherd

Adam is responsible for Arete’s Software & IT services coverage with ~25 years industry experience both as an analyst and as a technology consultant (systems integration). Leads a four man team that has created an extensive network of CIOs, CISOs and reseller contacts. Typically have >150 direct CIO/CISO interactions each year, predominantly with Fortune 2000 enterprises. This gives Adam and the team extensive insight into software vendor performance, opportunity and competitive dynamics. Feedback is shared directly with clients via the CIO Series and embedded into company specific research. The CIO conversations span a broad range of private and listed companies giving the team a perspective well beyond its formal coverage in enterprise software. He joined Arete in 2009 and is based in London. Prior to Arete, Adam spent nine years as an analyst at Dresdner Kleinwort and BNP Paribas, specialising in European software and IT services. Before this, he worked five years in technology consulting at PA Consulting Group, developing systems across a number of infrastructure and application platforms.

Email: adam.shepherd@arete.net

Phone: +44 207 959 1311

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