Viant Capital is the investment banking and financial advisory services arm of Viant Group. We deliver top quality investment banking and financial advisory services to emerging, high growth companies. Located in San Francisco, our team has a diverse set of backgrounds, including investment banking, corporate law, entrepreneurship, operations and engineering.

Senior Team
Scott Smith,Founder, CEO and Managing Director
ph. (415) 710-0079 LinkedInssmith@viantgroup.com
Mr. Smith is the founder and Managing Partner of Viant Group, a Managing Director of Viant Capital. Mr. Smith also founded Neveric Capital, Viant's predecessor firm, in 1998 and has over twenty-five years of experience in investment banking, corporate law and company operations working primarily with technology, cleantech, media and healthcare companies. Prior to Viant, Mr. Smith was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) where he was responsible for establishing the Silicon Valley office and was the co-head of the technology group. Before CSFB, Mr. Smith spent fifteen years with Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro as a Partner where he was responsible for founding the firm’s Silicon Valley venture capital office. Mr. Smith earned a BA from Colorado College and his JD from UC Berkeley.
Stephen Gurney,CFO and Managing Director
ph. (415) 820-6116 LinkedInsgurney@viantgroup.com
Mr. Gurney has over fifteen years of investment banking and corporate operations experience in a variety of sectors including healthcare services, green technologies and software. Within Viant, Mr. Gurney is responsible for transaction execution and origination for private equity capital raises as well as mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Viant, Mr. Gurney was with Seven Hills Partners and ING Barings (Furman Selz), where he executed private and public capital financings as well as mergers and acquisitions for technology sector companies. Prior to business school, Mr. Gurney developed systems and embedded software for scientific and telecommunications satellites and consulted for General Electric, Orbital Sciences, Comsat, Com21 and NET. Mr. Gurney earned an MBA, Beta Gamma Sigma, from Columbia Business School in New York and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.
David Reilly,Managing Director
ph. (203) 682-1880 LinkedIndreilly@viantgroup.com
Mr. Reilly has over twenty years of experience in investment banking with healthcare and medical technology companies. He previously served as Managing Director of Cronus Partners LLC, an investment bank he co-founded in 2004 where he built and led the firm's healthcare/medical practice, representing clients such as Beacon Hospice, Inc., the leading provider of hospice services in New England and Precision Metal Products, Inc., a manufacturer of medical implants for leading orthopedic implant manufacturers. Previously, Mr. Reilly was with The Nassau Group, Inc., where he founded the firm's healthcare practice. Throughout the 1990s, Mr. Reilly provided M&A, corporate restructuring and strategic advisory services primarily to healthcare companies as a partner in Cronus Partners, Inc. He began his investment banking career within Smith Barney's Healthcare Group in the execution of various corporate finance transactions, including initial and secondary public offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Reilly earned his MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a BA from the University of Rochester.
Vivek Garg,Vice President
ph. (314) 369-7283 vgarg@viantgroup.com
Kendra Boyle,Associate
ph. (248) 819-0550 kboyle@viantgroup.com
Ashwinbalaji Sundaresan,Analyst
ph. (415)-820-6103 asundaresan@viantgroup.com
Daniel McCord,Analyst
ph. (203) 682-1881 dmccord@viantgroup.com
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