David Schwartz

Senior Managing Director, Blackstone

David Schwartz is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group. He is based in New York and focuses on investments in the technology and tech-enabled services sectors. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Schwartz spent nearly 14 years at Harvest Partners, most recently as a Partner, where he launched and led the firm’s software investing vertical. He additionally invested across the business services, energy and franchising sectors during his tenure. Mr. Schwartz began his career in the Investment Banking group at JPMorgan. Mr. Schwartz earned a bachelor’s degree with distinction from the Ross School of Business at University of Michigan and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Speaker Sessions

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

The Evolving Staffing M&A Landscape and Preparing for Your Next Move

Following an unprecedented economic environment, there were 112 M&A transactions in the U.S. staffing industry in 2021. How is the deal landscape evolving this year and what drives a successful acquisition? For highly acquisitive companies, what are some key opportunities and pitfalls to consider in planning a transaction? Join us for a discussion with esteemed industry leaders who can discuss their experiences with and projections for staffing M&A in 2022 and beyond.