The CEO of MergerTech Nitin Khanna was born in India in 1971. He holds both undergraduate and graduates degrees in Industrial Engineering. Nitin Khanna is recognized for his various investments, as a successful entrepreneur and a leader who has helped various companies to succeed. As he was growing up, he spent lots of time in businesses such as motorcycle parts factory and cement plants when he acquired some insight on how to lead his own enterprise in the future.
Nitin Khanna founded his first company Saber Software in collaboration with his brother in 1999 and for the decade that followed, they concentrated on growing the business. The company was contracted by the government in 2001 to use its software in managing the voting process. The company continued to gain more success and by the time Nitin Khanna and his partner were selling it to EDS in 2008, it had 1,500 employees with annual revenue of $300 million.
It is after the sale that he embarked on investing in about 50 companies in Portland. His interested was to see as many companies as possible to succeed in this region. Nitin Khanna had gained lots of experience about mergers from the sale of Saber Software and so in 2009, he decided to open MergerTech as a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm whose target market was the technology companies that needed to maximize their outcome by identifying the most ideal strategic partners.
Nitin Khanna is an entrepreneur who has always ensured to be a step ahead of the competition. When the market for legal cannabis exploded in 2012, he was one of the early investors. By 2015, Cura Cannabis entered this market and its board sought Nitin Khanna for his expertise to lead the company as the Chief Executive Officer. Currently, it has become the largest cannabis company in the world selling edibles and oils.
Nitin Khanna is an individual that does not believe in maintaining a work-life balance. His perception is that when one is doing what they love, it becomes an extension of who they are. According to Nitin Khanna, success does not come with finding the balance between the two but finding a way to integrate both.