Craig Brechner


Craig Brechner is a Partner in the Technology Practice based in Southern California. A technology veteran, he has been in the telecommunications and IT sectors for nearly three decades holding senior leadership positions with Verizon Communications, Telmar Network Technology (Ivy Technology), and Synoptek.

Craig is also a technology entrepreneur having successfully built and exited two companies: Phoenix Telecom Solutions and TEK Medical Systems. His latest start-up, Zurich Technology Solutions services MNOs, utilities, OEMs and government agencies with spare parts, repair services, and equipment supply. He has deep expertise in M&A activities and has publicly spoken on this topic. Craig has served on the Business Technical Committee of the Competitive Carrier Association (CCA), as a board member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) of Orange County and has presented at numerous technology conferences including Futurecom Brazil, CCA, NTCA, ITU Geneva, Quest Forum, and CTIA.

Craig holds a Bachelor’s in Enterprise Economics from Florida Atlantic University, a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University and has completed executive education course work at Harvard Business School and Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.