Ian Spaulding is a Partner in the Strategic Advisory Group at PJT Partners, based in Los Angeles. Prior to joining PJT Partners, Ian spent the last nine years at Goldman Sachs in the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Group. At Goldman Sachs, Ian was primarily focused on mergers and acquisitions execution and strategic advisory across TMT verticals, with a particular emphasis on the Media, Entertainment and Internet sectors. With more than 18 years of experience, he has advised clients on a broad range of transactions, including buy side and sell side M&A, leveraged buyouts, special committee advisory, shareholder activism, recapitalizations, and both private and public capital raising. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Ian spent nine years in investment banking at UBS in their Los Angeles office. Mr. Spaulding received a BA from UCLA.