“Bringing in operating talent early on is a way for us to stand out,” says Milestone Partners’ Daniel Ryan in this video interview shot at ACG Philadelphia’s M&A East. Milestone teamed up with Peak Equity Partners and NewSpring Capital to buy EnterpriseDB, an open-source database developer. The new owners tapped Lenley Hensarling, a former executive from Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL), to serve as EnterpriseDB’s vice president of strategy and product management.