ADMY

Pre IPO

AdMY Technology Group, Inc.

Sponsors: AdMY Sponsor
Underwriter: Goldman Sachs & Co
Raised
$250M
CIK
1843069
Focus
Telecommunications, Artificial Intelligence, Unicorns
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

Shekar Ayyar has been our Chief Executive Officer and a director since January 30, 2021. Mr. Ayyar has also been an executive at VMware (NYSE: VMW) since 2007, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Telco and Edge Cloud business unit. Prior to that, he led M&A and investments for VMware. Before joining VMware, Mr. Ayyar was Senior Vice President of Product Management at Bindview (formerly Nasdaq: BVEW) from 2004 to 2006 (acquired by Symantec in 2006). Prior to that, he was Vice President and Senior Vice President of Business Development at Instantis, Inc. (acquired by Oracle in 2012) from 2000 to 2004. Prior to 2000, Mr. Ayyar led strategy and business development initiatives in communications and computing at Lucent Technologies, Inc. (formerly NYSE: LU) and was a consultant with McKinsey & Company, Inc. He has served on the boards of early and growth stage private technology companies. Shekar has an Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar. He also holds a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s Degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, both in electrical engineering. Mr. Ayyar’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his extensive leadership experience in the 5G, edge, and cloud spaces, his track record in our target industry and his network of contacts in the technology sector.

Niccolo de Masi has been our Co-Chairman and a director since January 30, 2021. Mr. de Masi is also the chief executive officer and director of dMY Technology Group, Inc. II and dMY Technology Group, Inc. III and director of Rush Street Initiative. Mr. de Masi has been a member of the board of directors of Glu (Nasdaq: GLUU) since January 2010, and has served as chairman since December 2014, as interim chairman from July 2014 to December 2014 and as president and chief executive officer from January 2010 to November 2016. Mr. de Masi was the chief innovation officer at Resideo Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: REZI) from February 2019 to March 2020, a member of its board of directors from October 2018 until January 2020, and was president of products and solutions from February 2019 until January 2020. Mr. de Masi served as the president of Essential from November 2016 to October 2018. Mr. de Masi served on the board of directors of Xura and its audit committee from November 2015 until August 2016. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. de Masi led Hands-On Mobile as its chief executive officer. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. de Masi was the chief executive officer of Monstermob. Mr. de Masi serves on the Leadership Council of the UCLA Grand Challenges. Mr. de Masi received his B.A. and MSci. degrees in physics from Cambridge University. Mr. de Masi’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his extensive leadership experience in the mobile app space, his track record in our target industry and his network of contacts in the technology sector.

Harry L. You has been our Co-Chairman and a director since January 30, 2021. Mr. You is also the chairman of dMY Technology Group, Inc. II. and dMY Technology Group, Inc. III. Mr. You served as the executive vice president of EMC (formerly NYSE: EMC) in the office of the chairman from 2008 to 2016. From 2008 to 2016, Mr. You served as the executive vice president of EMC in the office of the chairman. In September 2016, Mr. You founded GTY (Nasdaq: GTYH), in which Mr. You served as its president, chief financial officer and director until February 2019 when GTY consummated its initial business combination, served as its president from February 2019 to May 2019 and as its chief financial officer from February 2019 through August 2019, and has served as its vice chairman since May 2019. Mr. You also served as GTY’s president from May 7, 2019 to May 20, 2019. Mr. You served as a director of Korn/Ferry International from 2004 to October 2016 and has been a trustee of the U.S. Olympic Committee Foundation since August 2016. Mr. You was chief executive officer of BearingPoint from 2005 to 2007. He also served as BearingPoint’s interim chief financial officer from 2005 to 2006. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. You served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), and was also a member of the board of directors of Oracle Japan. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. You served as chief financial officer of Accenture. Mr. You also previously spent fourteen years on Wall Street, including serving as a managing director in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley, where he headed the Computer and Business Services Group. Mr. You has served as a member of the board of directors of Broadcom Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGO) since January 2019. Mr. You holds an M.A. in Economics from Yale University and a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College. Mr. You’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his extensive and varied deal experience throughout his career, including his experience structuring Dell’s acquisition of EMC as EMC’s executive vice president, his network of contacts in the technology sector, and his prior special purpose acquisition company experience with GTY.

Darla K. Anderson will serve on our board of directors following the completion of this offering. Ms. Anderson is an Academy Award and Golden Globe winning feature film producer. From 1993 to March 2018, Ms. Anderson was a producer at Pixar Animation Studios, where she produced films such as “Coco,” “Toy Story 3,” “Cars,” “A Bug’s Life,” “Monsters, Inc.” Following her tenure at Pixar, Ms. Anderson joined Netflix as a producer. Ms. Anderson was elected to the Producers Council Board of the Producers Guild of America in July 2008. Prior to joining Pixar, Ms. Anderson worked with Angel Studios as the executive producer of their commercial division. Ms. Anderson has served as a member of the board of directors of Glu (Nasdaq: GLUU) since March 2019 and is currently a director of dMY Technology Group, Inc., dMY Technology Group, Inc. II. and dMY Technology Group, Inc. III. Ms. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Science from San Diego State University. Ms. Anderson’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include her substantial leadership experience in the entertainment industry.

Francesca Luthi will serve on our board of directors following the completion of this offering. Ms. Luthi currently serves as the executive vice president and chief communications and marketing officer at Assurant, Inc. since 2016. After joining Assurant in 2012, Ms. Luthi was the senior vice president of investor relations, marketing and communications from 2014 until 2015. Prior to joining Assurant, Ms. Luthi served as the senior vice president of corporate communication and investor relations at Accretive Health. Before this, Ms. Luthi held senior-level investor relations and communication roles at BearingPoint and Accenture. Ms. Luthi also helped establish the investor relations department at Omnicom Group after serving as a financial analyst in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley. Ms. Luthi is currently a director of dMY Technology Group, Inc., dMY Technology Group, Inc. II. and dMY Technology Group, Inc. III. Ms. Luthi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Ms. Luthi’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include her financial and business strategy expertise.

Charles E. Wert will serve on our board of directors following the completion of this offering. Mr. Wert has served as a director and chairman of the audit committee of GTY (Nasdaq: GTYH) since completion of its initial public offering in 2016. From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Wert served as the vice chairman and as a director at Evercore Trust Company, N.A., or Evercore, which he formed and organized and was previously the president and chief executive officer from 2009 to 2014. Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Wert served as an executive vice president and senior trust officer of U.S. Trust Company N.A. for over 20 years. Mr. Wert also founded United Mercantile Bank and Trust Company and served as its president and senior trust officer from 1982 until 1987. Mr. Wert is the principal of Fiduciary Resolutions, where he has been a fiduciary expert since June 2016, providing expert witness services and analysis as well as reviewing corporate governance and other processes use by fiduciaries. Mr. Wert is currently a director of dMY Technology Group, Inc., dMY Technology Group, Inc. II. and dMY Technology Group, Inc. III. Mr. Wert holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from California State University at Los Angeles. Mr. Wert’s qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his track record and leadership experience at GTY, Evercore, U.S. Trust Company N.A. and United Mercantile Bank and Trust Company.