David McDonagh

Associate Partner

David is an Associate Partner at Ciesco, bringing with him a wealth of industry expertise in Technology. His extensive experience grants him a profound understanding of the ongoing transformations within the industry, enabling him to provide Ciesco clients with informed, strategic guidance.

David brings a wealth of experience garnered from his involvement with a diverse range of high-profile technology businesses, spanning from start-ups and high-growth ventures to industry giants like Apple/iTunes and Hewlett-Packard. Notably, he served as the Group CFO at AudioBoom, a listed UK business at the forefront of the podcast market.

During his tenure at AudioBoom, David held a pivotal role as a full board member, overseeing financial strategy and reporting. He played a crucial part in leading two successful public funding rounds. Furthermore, he skilfully navigated the complexities of an M&A deal, overcoming takeover panel challenges to secure a successful outcome. David’s exceptional business partnering skills have consistently delivered excellent commercial results throughout his career.

With a keen eye for emerging trends and an in-depth knowledge of the evolving technological landscape, David possesses a unique ability to translate his insights into high-quality advice. His deep understanding of the dynamic nature of the Technology sector equips him with the tools to guide Ciesco clients through the ever-changing environment with confidence and strategic clarity.

David is a qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales.

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