Jonathan Stankler joined KeyBanc Capital Markets through its acquisition of Pacific Crest Securities, which he joined in 2013. Jonathan leads the group’s European activities as a Managing Director of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pacific Crest Securities UK Ltd. Based in London, Jonathan has over 20 years of experience advising technology companies in a broad range of subsectors, including software, internet & digital media, communications and IT services. He has worked extensively across the U.K., Europe and Israel, completing several cross-border transactions involving U.S. technology companies over the course of his career. Prior to joining Pacific Crest, Jonathan worked at KPMG Corporate Finance in London as a partner and European head of technology M&A. He was also a managing director and co-head of global technology investment banking at Dresdner Kleinwort and initially began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London as a manager in the firm’s Corporate Finance practice. Jonathan obtained his BSc in computing and operational research from Leeds University in the U.K., gaining first class honors. He then attended Cambridge University, where he studied his M.Phil. in computer speech and language processing and graduated with highest honors. Jonathan obtained his MBA from Bradford University, with an emphasis on corporate finance, graduating with distinction.