LEADER OF SUCCESSFUL COMPANIES IN THE 

TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA & TELECOM,

SATELLITE 

AND 

AEROSPACE & DEFENSE

INDUSTRIES

Overview


Keith Buckley has been building and leading high-performing services and manufacturing companies for over 20 years.


As CEO and President, he’s built, transformed and led teams through the successful execution of profitable growth strategies and exits, including 4 private sales and 2 IPOs. He's been a leader of high-growth and turnaround companies for private equity sponsors, international corporations and start-up owners across the Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT), Aerospace & Defense, Satellite Communications, Broadcast &  Digital Media and Out-of-home Advertising industries.


His expertise is building strong teams that develop new products, go-to-market plans and product & service operations processes - and quickly increase company value through sustainable revenue and profit growth.


LIQUIDITY EVENTS
Keith has been responsible for 6 successful liquidity events, including 2 IPOs and 4 private sales:

  • One manufacturing sale yielded a 4X return for the PE sponsor after having no equity value when he joined
  • A sale of a high-growth satellite start-up and generated a 14X return on invested capital for the founders
  • One digital media IPO enabled acquisitions that led to a 35X growth in revenue


STARTUPS
Keith founded and built 2 startups:

  • One grew from startup to $17M in under 3 years and was successfully sold
  • Another launched a new mobile product nationwide in under 8 months and was quickly acquired by a major software company


TURNAROUNDS
Keith has led 3 major turnarounds:

  • One was completely restructured and grew from a $7M loss to $8M EBITDA
  • Another was restructured and grew from a $10M loss to profitability in 1 year
  • One grew EBITDA by 80% in 18 months


BOARDS OF DIRECTORS

Keith’s leadership skills have led prior PE sponsors to appoint him to board positions in their portfolio companies, helping them to achieve  similar growth and value realization as the companies he’s led.

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