Ian Lube advises Altman Solon’s global media, entertainment, and sports clients. He specializes in helping clients and investors create value through M&A, build sustainable growth strategy, enter new markets, and organize to meet new opportunities to gain competitive advantage. Ian has been involved in some of the largest and most complex advisory engagements in the global Media market, including a market-making content and IP investment strategy for a global media client and advising a major U.S. studio on a $30B cross territory mega-deal.
Before joining Altman Solon, Ian spent his career in advisory and industry, most recently as the Europe Head of Consulting, TMT and the M&A Consulting leader for Cognizant. Prior to this he was a Managing Director at PwC working across Advisory, Deals and Strategy& (formerly Booz and Co.), leading media, entertainment, and sports initiatives in Europe and the US. Ian has also held senior roles at Deloitte and in industry as Head of Strategy at ITV.
Ian studied General Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration & Technology from the University of Liverpool, and a Postgraduate in International Business Management from MMU Business School. Ian is a M&AP Charterholder and contributor to the Institute of Mergers, Acquisitions & Alliances.