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The Lancer Group places Eshwar Belani as CEO in Residence of Symphony Incubator, the technology incubator arm of private equity firm, Symphony Technology Group

calendarMarch 1, 2017
The Lancer Group places Eshwar Belani as CEO in Residence of Symphony Incubator, the technology incubator arm of private equity firm, Symphony Technology Group

PALO ALTO, CA – The Lancer Group places Eshwar Belani as Chief Executive Officer in Residence of Symphony Incubator, a technology incubator set up to drive innovation and invest in solutions that infuse large markets with cutting-edge breakthroughs in AI and analytics. Symphony Incubator is the technology incubator arm of Symphony Technology Group (STG), a 14-year old private equity firm comprising of 23 companies, with a combined revenue of $3.5 billion and 18,000 employees.

In this new role, Eshwar will work closely with other team members to bring disruptive next-generation technology concepts to market for verticals such as healthcare and retail. As a technology innovator and business strategist, he brings to Symphony Incubator 15+ years of demonstrated success in building and launching products, accelerating revenue growth, and building high performing teams.

Most recently, Eshwar drove Products & Alliances at Rubrik, a platform for backup disaster recovery, where he was responsible for product strategy, product development, and driving strategic alliances.

Previously, he served as Vice President of Strategy at Rocket Fuel (NASDAQ: FUEL; LTM Rev: $456M) where he was responsible for shaping the strategic direction of the company as well as driving ancillary revenue through new business initiatives.

Earlier in his career, Eshwar founded and served as CEO of Sensact Applications, a Silicon Valley-based company focused on pervasive real-time embedded sensing and computing to create solutions for smart physical environments.

He holds a MS in Computer Science from U.S. Berkeley.

About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (

About Symphony Technology
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a private equity firm with the strategic vision and capital to transform high-potential companies into definitive market leaders. Founded in 2002, STG has established a global community. Its portfolio reports $2.5 billion in revenue and, collectively, has more than 15,000 employees. With offices in Palo Alto, London and Bangalore, and investment companies dotted around the globe, STG has a vast international customer and channel network that its companies can leverage to access global customer networks and intelligence.

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