San Francisco, California: Silicon Valley Software Group (SVSG), a leading management consultancy born and rooted in Silicon Valley, today announced Chris Maresca as the new Managing Director and General Manager. 

“We’re delighted to welcome Chris Maresca to SVSG’s team of industry-leading Silicon Valley veterans,” said Matt Swanson, founder of SVSG. “Chris brings a profound understanding of how Silicon Valley builds companies and a proven track record of game-changing innovation.”

Mr. Maresca brings over 20 years experience leading and advising tech companies in Silicon Valley and around the world. Previous roles include nine years running the Olliance Group, the foremost open source strategy firm. He has experience in venture & private equity, as well as a number of startup exits. Mr. Maresca comes to SVSG from Pecos Data Systems, a startup using drones and AI to map and identify anything more than 30 feet above the ground. 

Mr. Maresca will take the lead on scaling offerings that bring Silicon Valley practices to a wide variety of clients. Leveraging his deep experience in agile methodology and automation, Mr. Maresca plans to grow SVSG with a more holistic, end-to-end application of technology to business problems.

“Traditional management consulting has ignored how technology renders old ways of doing things obsolete,” said Mr. Maresca. “With SVSG, we have an opportunity to bring Silicon Valley’s revolutionary practices to the rest of the world.” 

SVSG continues to expand its offerings to meet the needs of clients with innovative solutions in optimization, streamlining, automation and innovation.  

“I have rarely seen a bench of original thinkers and proven problem solvers as deep as SVSG’s,” said Mr. Maresca. “This all-star team has broken new ground by synthesizing cutting-edge business and technology solutions to solve deep business problems for a large number of clients, from F100s to startups.  I am looking forward to leading SVSG’s world class team.”

About Silicon Valley Software Group

We lead our clients to the forefront of innovation, solving business and humanitarian issues by applying best-fit advanced technologies that meet each organization’s unique goals, market position and resources. Past clients include JD Power, Yahoo Japan, UpWork, Cadence Design Systems, Alegion, Doctors Without Borders, Kaltura, and The Government of Malaysia, along with world leading VCs and PE firms.  Ranked #1 Growing Consulting Firm by Inc. Magazine in 2018. More information at