Capitalize on the Next Wave.

Concitor is an executive advisory firm that helps clients harness disruptive forces to drive value.

From the cloud revolution that began over a decade ago to the blockchain transformation just getting underway today, disruptive forces evolve and grow in similar ways.


Let us bring our unique set of frameworks and decades of experience to bear to help you capitalize on new opportunities using lessons from the past.

Find the Patterns in Disruption.
Our Focus

Blockchain & Decentralized ecosystems

We believe the fundamental promise of blockchain centers on the ability to design networks that allow communities to create and deliver value more effectively.


These networks represent a new economic model in which a community of independent entities can create, deliver and consume a good or service without relying on a central entity to manage the marketplace.

Our People

We are students of change. We are also smart, experienced and accomplished executives who have put in our “10,000” hours to master the problems you are facing.

May Pao

Managing Partner

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May has 20+ years harnessing disruptive technologies such as Blockchain, IoT, Virtualization or Mobility to accelerate growth. Prior to founding Concitor, May was a senior executive in high-tech companies such as Zebra Technologies, Cisco, Motorola, and MCI. May received her MBA and Masters of Engineering from Cornell University and her BSE from Princeton University. 

Charles Kwon

Managing Partner

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Charles is a senior business consultant and executive with over 25 years of experience in transforming companies to maximize their value through growth strategies, new business models, increasing sales, and marketing & channel effectiveness. Charles received his MBA  from Northwestern University and his BSE from MIT. 

Ivan Chong

Managing Partner

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Ivan Chong was formerly Informatica’s executive vice president and chief strategy officer responsible for leading strategic initiatives that focus on identifying and developing new options for increasing corporate enterprise value. Ivan holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from MIT.

Steven Jacobs


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Steven is a business consultant with experience deploying innovative programs to help startups and established firms navigate disruptive technological shifts across industries. He has deep expertise in location-based technologies, industrial and consumer internet of things, home automation, IT infrastructure, and retail technology.

Carol Pegnato

Partner and General Counsel

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Carol started her legal career representing venture capital companies and other investors in a wide variety of early and growth-stage companies. She is experienced in equity financing, debt financing, mergers & acquisitions, securities laws and general business counseling.  

Camille Landau

Affiliate Partner

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Camille has spent 20 years advising startups and established companies as they seek to harness the opportunities of disruption and establish the product-market fit for new initiatives. Camille has worked with Portugal Ventures' portfolio, Eventbrite, Catalant/Hourly Nerd, Spin Media, AT&T, Visa, KB Home, Burger King

Consulting & Operational Experience
Our Services

We measure growth in multiples - not percentages. Let us help you navigate, tune or transform your business by capitalizing on change.



Change can be chaotic complicated. But where there is chaos, there is huge opportunity.

We help companies develop a game plan to capitalize on disruption.

Change often means developing a new way of doing business.


We help corporations leverage emerging technologies to redesign business models and develop new programs that translate into growth

New waves bring opportunities to rethink a business from the ground up.


We help companies build new ventures, or reposition existing ones, to transform the way the market values their business.




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