Michael Wilkins

Managing Director

Mr. Wilkins heads Harris Williams & Co.'s West Coast Technology, Media & Telecom team and leads the firm's U.S. efforts in the Internet & Digital Media and Education Technology sectors. He has over 20 years of investment banking experience serving technology clients, including global industry leaders across the online advertising and marketing, digital media content, e-commerce, data/analytics, internet software and education technology sectors. Mr. Wilkins has led numerous advisory and capital raising assignments including mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity, and fixed income securities deals, many of which have been cross-border transactions. 

Prior to joining Harris Williams & Co., Mr. Wilkins was a managing director and head of Internet & Digital Media Investment Banking at Sagent Advisors where he co-founded the firm's Technology & Media practice. Previous experience includes leading the Internet & Digital Media practice at Wachovia Securities and the Communications Technologies and Multimedia practice at Wasserstein Perella in San Francisco and London. Earlier in his career, Mr. Wilkins worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan and began his career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs. 

Mr. Wilkins earned a B.B.A. with Honors in Finance from Loyola College. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children.