Shannon Soqui joined Ackrell Capital in 2015. Previously, Mr. Soqui was an investment banker for 15 years with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Credit Suisse, UBS, and Pacific Crest Securities. Mr. Soqui has completed over 100 financing transactions, including more than 25 initial public offerings, and more than 60 M&A transactions, totaling more than $10 billion in value. Mr. Soqui was also a securities lawyer with Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison and Gunderson Dettmer in Palo Alto and was a Certified Public Accountant with KPMG in San Jose. Mr. Soqui’s clients have included Advanced Micro Devices, Amazon.com, Data Domain, Drugstore.com, Force10 Networks, Freescale, MEMC Electronics, MetricStream, Netscape, Realtor.com, and VeriSign, among others. Mr. Soqui holds a B.A. in Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from the Santa Clara University School of Law.