John Trousdale is a Partner at PJT Partners, based in New York. Mr. Trousdale joined PJT Partners in January 2015 after spending over 11 years at Credit Suisse, most recently as Vice Chairman of Global M&A and the Global Head of Media & Telecom M&A. From 2005-2009, he served as Co-Head of Credit Suisse’s Media & Telecom Group. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Trousdale spent over 14 years at Merrill Lynch, most recently as Head of the Media Group. Since commencing focus on the Media & Telecom sectors in 1998, Mr. Trousdale has advised on M&A transactions totaling more than $500 billion, including more than 50 transactions in excess of $1 billion. Mr. Trousdale has worked on a broad range of public and private M&A transactions, including cross-border mergers in North America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Trousdale received a BA degree from Georgetown University.