Ferey has been involved with Larta for a good part of the last two decades to help startup CEOs raise funds from Government agencies. He specializes in helping technology-led companies succeed, i.e. excel in serving clients, become capital-ready, raise finds, scale, build company value and ultimately exit at a high valuation. He is a consensus builder, an experienced board member and a CEO adviser with a strong finance, strategy and technology background.
Fin his day job, Ferey is a partner at Newport LLC, a nationwide partnership of serial CEOs who help owners of middle market companies and PE firms investing in them build, buy and sell companies. As a serial CEO, he has extensive operations experience. As a former partner and principal investor in both PE and VC funds, he understands the mind of the investor. As a Fortune 500 management consultant and corporate strategist earlier in his career, Ferey has a track record of helping companies large and small in twelve countries plan for success. Ferey started his career in product development at Schlumberger, a Global 100 company and then Sagentia, a European leader in technology management, transitioning to Fortune 100/Global 500 corporate strategy management consulting at LEK and middle market investment banking and M&Ss at Montgomery & Co.
He brings a unique combination of expertise in operations, finance and strategic planning to CEOs and their Boards in growth companies with sophisticated technologies, and to private equity fund managers investing in them. This expertise is built on his extensive experience in aerospace, semiconductor electronics, wireless and optical communications, medical devices, drug development and industrial process control.
Ferey earned a PhD in EE from University College, London, and an MBA in finance and strategy from Cambridge University.