Ali Lila

Ali Lila
Senior Executive Advisor


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Ali Lila

Professional Background

Senior M&A consultant focused on growth strategy, target identification, due diligence and merger integration. Experience includes leading M&A integration, corporate development, organizational ramp-up, and enterprise people, process, and technology integration and optimization efforts.

He has over 20 years of domestic and international, business development and M&A experience. Ali has completed over 50 transactions including: Acquisitions, buyouts, IPO’s, divestitures and Venture Capital across the telecom, consumer goods, pharma, financial services and energy sectors

M&A Expertise

  • Cross-Border M&A Integration / Divestitures
  • IMO Leadership
  • International Development
  • Growth Strategy
  • Target Screening
  • Due Diligence
  • Change Management
  • Partnership Management
  • Communications Management
  • Process Optimization
  • Resource Management
  • Quality Assurance

Industry & Sector Experience

  • Software / Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Pharma
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Insurance
  • State & Local Government

Project Highlights

  • Post Merger Integration (PMI)
  • Growth Strategy & Due Diligence: Led new market entry initiative for large, organic grocer in North America, focused on identifying high-growth vertical markets and possible acquisition targets poised to capture an outsized percentage of that growth.
  • Pre-Deal Merger Integration Planning: Led planning integration of 4 separate internet companies into a single operating unit in China. Merger was focused on leveraging best in class sales talent with deep customer relationships and complementary products to drive significant revenue uplifts across all 4 business units.
  • Growth Strategy & Joint Venture (Telco Equipment): Led the development of a joint venture between Accenture and Alcatel-Lucent designed to offer integrated solutions to CSP’s focused on all-IP networks, small-cell and Wi-Fi. Designed sales, delivery and governance of joint venture, and worked directly with Accenture and ALU leadership.

Sector expertise

  • Business & Professional Services
  • Consumer Retail
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Groups & Conglomerates
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Internet & E-Commerce
  • IT Services
  • Media & Marketing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Product Manufacturing
  • Software
  • Technology Hardware
  • Telecommunications Carriers
  • Telecommunications Hardware
  • Utilities

Service expertise


  • English