Leadership
Our team consists of top-tier leaders and private equity professionals. We pride ourselves in our ability to act quickly, our efficiency and commitment to follow-through. Each member brings a unique skill set to our firm and is essential to our overall success.
Christopher Aye / Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

Christopher Aye is a member of the firm’s executive and investment committees. He is responsible for negotiating and structuring transactions, financial due diligence and ongoing oversight across the firm’s portfolio of investments.

Mr. Aye has decades of experience in finance and accounting, including public audit, financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions and private equity. Prior to joining Skyview, Mr. Aye served on various matrix teams at Amgen Inc., including the team that ran the successful $16 billion post-acquisition integration of Immunex Corp. Also at Amgen, Mr. Aye held the key role of Financial Planning & Analysis, where he effectively co-managed a $150 million annual operating expense budget. Prior to Amgen, Mr. Aye served as a Senior Analyst in the M&A Transactions Group at Homestore.com, where he focused on financial and operational due diligence on potential acquisition targets. From 1998-2001, Mr. Aye was a CPA with Arthur Anderson LLP as a Senior Associate in the High Technology Audit Group, where he successfully advised start-up and emerging middle market technology companies through strategic M&A and IPO transactions.

Mr. Aye received a B.A. degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in Business Economics with a concentration in Accounting and his M.B.A. from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

Alex Soltani

Founder, Chairman & CEO

Matthew Oehlmann

Head of Global Business Development

Darryl Smith

President, Global Portfolio Operations

Darren Loos

Global Controller

Jim Hall

Executive Vice President

Rick Bigelow

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Rod Stoddard

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Matt Thompson

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Operations

Jeff White

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Shrikar Kasturi

Senior Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions

Jared Cohen

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets

Krishna Viswanadham

Vice President, Technology

Baudelio Bueno

Vice President, Business Development

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