The Lancer Group places Hank Chen as Director of Bulger Partners, the leading provider of strategy consulting and investment banking to companies and investors in the Software Economy

BOSTON, MA – The Lancer Group places Hank Chen as Director at Bulger Partners, a leading provider of strategy consulting and investment banking to companies and investors in the Software Industry. He will be joining the firm’s Strategy Consulting group.

Hank brings to Bulger Partners over 15 years of experience helping tech companies grow and scale profitably by leveraging his deep operating and functional expertise across corporate strategy, product/program management, pricing, sales enablement, operations, and R&D. In this new role, he will be primarily focused on commercial diligence and value creation engagements for software companies and their investors.

Most recently, Hank served as Vice President of Product Management of SimpliVity Corporation, a venture-backed enterprise IT startup acquired by HPE, where he led company-wide portfolio planning and product roadmap efforts which resulted in the firm scaling to triple digit annual run-rate revenue. Prior to joining SimpliVity, Hank was the Head of Business Operations in the data protection business unit of EMC Corporation, where he oversaw a $4B portfolio.

He holds an MBA in Business Administration and General Management from MIT and M.Eng. and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

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 Bulger Partners
Bulger Partners provides strategy consulting and investment banking to companies and investors in the Software Economy. The company’s strategy consulting group provides clients with a range of services including commercial and product & technology diligence, growth strategies, product roadmaps, R&D effectiveness, corporate development, and exit strategy and planning. The firm’s investment banking group provides full M&A and capital raising services along with valuation and board advisory.

Bulger Partners has teams in the US and Europe and is both FINRA and FCA licensed. Thecompany’s partners have been advising leading companies in the tech sector for over 25 years and have successfully led over 300 financial and strategic transactions.

Firm Contacts
Scott Dunklee
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2860

Michael Misiaszek
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2868

Liliana Corona
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2874