Matthew Breen is a Managing Director in the Strategic Advisory Group at PJT Partners, based in San Francisco. Prior to joining PJT Partners in 2015, Mr. Breen worked at Blackstone for seven years and was a founding member of the West Coast Technology M&A practice based in Menlo Park. Earlier in his career, he worked in Citigroup’s Technology Investment Banking group based in Palo Alto. Mr. Breen has over twelve years of investment banking experience, and is responsible for advising emerging and established companies, financial sponsors and growth investors in the technology industry. During the course of his career, Mr. Breen has been involved in many significant corporate M&A transactions, equity and debt financings, and private equity investments. Mr. Breen received a BS in Business Administration with a dual concentration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Colorado, where he graduated with distinction.