Evercore, a global independent investment banking advisory firm, has added Herb Yeh as a senior managing director with the firm’s technology practice.

In his new role, Yeh will be based out of Silicon Valley and will assist Evercore in expanding the firm’s technology investment banking practice with a focus on software. Before joining Evercore, Yeh served as the global co-head of technology investment banking and the vice-chairman of banking, capital markets, and advisory with Citi. Yeh brings over 25 years of experience in technology investing throughout the entire business life cycle.

“We continue to see tremendous growth opportunities for the Firm in the Software sector, as powerful secular trends continue to drive new company formation, as well as opportunities and challenges for well established companies in every industry vertical,” explained John Weinberg, Evercore’s chairman and CEO. “Herb is one of the most experienced technology bankers in the market. He is well-known for his creativity and analytical rigor with which he helps clients achieve their most important strategic and financial objectives. We are thrilled that he has agreed to join Evercore.”