Technical Due Diligence

Post Merger Integration

Closing a complex merger is just half the story. We help you identify and reduce exposure to post‑merger technical integration risks.

Quandary Peak's team of consultants and technology executives have several years of experience to help unlock the true value of your M&A activity. Our years of expertise in complex software architecture and interoperability, coupled with our deep understanding of challenges in integrating complimentary products and technologies help you avoid post‑merger integration failure. We advise clients regarding:

  • Integration Plan as a parallel effort to due diligence
  • Pre-merger technical consultation and risk identification
  • Short-term post-merger objectives
  • Long-term post-merger challenges and opportunities
  • Technical stacks integration
  • Technical risk and redundancy reduction
  • Cybersecurity considerations of the merger
Post Merger Integration

Merging technologies is a complex and risky endeavor that often results in less than optimal integration.

Having helped numerous private equity and VC firms, we have a deep understanding of the technology challenges and risks in mergers and acquisitions. We provide consultation in pre‑merger, short-term post merger, and long-term post merger strategies.

We help you build a sound integration plan with specific technical objectives throughout phases of the merger transaction. The merger integration plan guides the technical stacks towards an optimal integration by reducing technology redundancy and cybersecurity risks.

Considering a technical M&A transaction? Contact us for a free, confidential consultation.

Example Case Study

Complementary Merger Investment

A $3B internet company tasked us with identifying technological post merger integration challenges ahead of a M&A transaction.

Our Approach

We helped our client reduce post merger integration challenges by identifying opportunities to reduce redundancy, complexity, and mis-alignments of two technical stacks.

More Practice Areas of Due Diligence

Software startup investment

Startup Investment

We help our clients make technology-informed investment decisions by providing unique insights around the quality of software developed by target companies.

Technology M&A

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our clients benefit from Quandary Peak's years of extensive experience assisting with technical due diligence for M&A transactions.

Startup acquihire

Startup Acqui-hire

As former technology executives, we understand the importance of teams in acqui-hires. We conduct interviews, review cultural and technical fit, and consider key employees’ preferences.

Technology commercialization

Technology Commercialization

We analyze the relevant technology space and consider a new service’s place within it by studying the competitive landscape, existing offerings, and potential to disrupt.

Technology Consulting

Technology Strategy Consulting

We provide unbiased advice to our clients on consequential and strategic technology decisions informed by our deep industry knowledge.


Meet Our Team

Ali Khoshgozaran - Computer Scientist

Ali Khosh, PhD

VP of Emerging Tech & Due Diligence Los Angeles

Dr. Ali Khosh is a computer scientist, entrepreneur and technology executive with years of experience at leading tech companies including Microsoft, Yahoo and Samsung. Ali serves as an expert in various software-related litigation matters (patent infringement, trade secret, etc.) and technical due diligence of emerging technology (VC investments, M&A transactions).

Litigation Senior Testifying Expert
Focus Area Emerging & Cloud Technology
Area of Expertise Machine Learning & AI Consultant
Jae young Bang - Research Scientist

Jae Young Bang, PhD

Senior Computer Scientist Los Angeles

Dr. Jae Young Bang is a senior computer scientist and software technology consultant with a decade of experience in software engineering. He currently serves as a consultant and source-code reviewer in software litigation including patent/copyright infringement and breach-of-contract matters, and also as a researcher in software architecture design and analysis.

Litigation Testifying and Consulting Expert
Area of Expertise Social Media
Brad Ulrich - Software Expert Witness

Brad Ulrich

VP of Health IT & Audits Nashville

Brad Ulrich has a diverse career as a computer scientist, software engineer, technology manager, and entrepreneur. His experience spans software design, programming, patent management, healthcare, mobile devices, startups, technology licensing, regulatory compliance, and risk management.

Litigation Senior Testifying Expert
Focus Area Software & Standards
Area of Expertise Health IT & Standards
George Edwards - Software Expert Witness

George Edwards, PhD

President & Principal Computer Scientist Los Angeles

Dr. George Edwards has more than a decade of experience as a scientist, engineer, and technical consultant to academic research labs, government agencies, and technology companies, and he has served as a software expert in various litigation contexts, including several patent infringement matters.

Litigation Senior Testifying Expert
Area of Expertise Mobile Devices & Apps
Mahdi Eslamimehr - Senior Software Consultant

Mahdi Eslamimehr – PhD, MBA

Senior Computer Scientist Los Angeles

Dr. Mahdi Eslamimehr is an award-winning scientist and a senior tech executive in the software product and service industry. He has years of experience in leading tech companies around the world, including Ericsson R&D Center, Samsung Electronics R&D Labs, SAP Research Lab, Y Combinator Research, and Clarity Global.

Litigation Testifying and Consulting Expert
Area of Expertise Program Analysis
William Luk - Senior Software Consultant

William Luk

Senior Software Consultant Silicon Valley

William Luk is an entrepreneur, software executive, and developer with over 15 years of experience in network and computer security. William has developed and led product teams to deliver enterprise class firewall, intrusion detection / prevention systems, database security, and data security / privacy solutions at Symantec and several security startups.

Litigation Consulting Expert
Focus Area Software Engineering & Security
Area of Expertise Embedded Systems & Security
Gordon Mackay - Senior Software Consultant

Gordon MacKay

Senior Software Consultant Austin

Gordon MacKay is a software and systems expert and technical executive with experience in telecommunications, network security, and SaaS/Cloud platforms. Gordon has led development and QA teams in architecting, developing and deploying a multi-tenant SaaS-based vulnerability management platform and scanning solution which is being used worldwide by fortune 500 organizations as part…

Litigation Consulting Expert
Focus Area Cloud Computing & Application Security
Area of Expertise Cloud Computing & Application Security
Jason Frankovitz - Software Engineering Expert

Jason Frankovitz

Senior Testifying Expert Los Angeles

As a developer and CTO, Jason Frankovitz has been in the trenches of technology for 30 years. He has worked as a programmer, software development manager, technical analyst, CTO, and mentor in a wide variety of industries including social media, digital entertainment, and online advertising.

Litigation Senior Testifying Expert
Area of Expertise Web Applications