Roland is a Managing Partner at Cipio Partners, a leading European technology investment management and advisory firm. Roland leads Cipio’s transaction origination activities while serving on a number of boards in Europe and Israel. He started his private equity career at 3i Group investing in technology and mid-market buyout deals. Before 3i, Roland was a strategy consultant with Roland Berger in Munich and The Boston Consulting Group in Paris, as well as a robotics engineer with Hitachi Ltd. in Japan. Roland holds an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a Master of Electrical Engineering from ETH Lausanne, Switzerland.