Seth Penland launched Bluewave Technology Group in 2016 to simplify the technology purchasing process for companies by saving them considerable time and costs over the traditional procurement process. He also formed Evergreen Technology Partners, an advisory and investment firm specializing in transactions related to telecom and information technology services businesses, including technology solutions brokerages, technology advisors, MSPS and VARs. Penland has focused on providing forethought and strategic advice to companies throughout his career.
Penland previously held leadership positions at B. Riley & Co., J.P. Morgan, Bank of America and other financial institutions. He has a bachelor’s degree in applied economics from the University of San Francisco and an MBA from The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. In 2022, Penland earned a coveted spot on the Channel Futures Technology Advisors 101 list for outstanding business success and innovation, advocacy and thought leadership in the channel and commitment to the customer experience.