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Terence G. Kawaja

Terence G. Kawaja
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
LUMA Partners LLC

Terence Kawaja is Founder and CEO of LUMA Partners, a strategic advisory firm focused at the intersection of media and technology. He is a seasoned investment banker with more than 20 years of experience and has advised on over $300 billion of transactions, including some of the most pivotal deals in the media and tech industries. Throughout his career, Terry has leveraged deep industry knowledge to take a strategic approach to deal making rather than chase transactions. The best compliment people say is that he thinks like a principal.

Called the Jon Stewart of investment bankers, Terry is both a recognized expert in the Internet and digital media sectors and also a popular speaker at leading industry conferences, frequently using humor to aid substantive presentations. Terry has a straightforward style and is never afraid to tell it like it is.

Terry graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business in his native Canada. He lives in New York with his wife and two sons. You can follow Terry on Twitter at: @tkawaja.