Alan J. Canzano

Alan Canzano

Senior Advisor

Alan Canzano has spent more than fifteen years in the technology industry, originally as an investment banker to tech companies, then as a product leader at Salesforce (formerly Demandware), and now at EngageSmart as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy. EngageSmart creates vertically-tailored customer engagement and integrated payments solutions that drive engagement between its customers and their clients. Mr. Canzano has extensive experience in traditional software, SaaS and cloud businesses related to the retailing, ecommerce, consumer analytics, and supply chain industries. An experienced executive, he has owned full P&L responsibility of both an independent financial services provider and the operating division of a national public accounting firm.

Prior to EngageSmart and Salesforce, Mr. Canzano was a co-founder and Managing Director of Cronus Partners. He has broad experience as a technology banker with particular expertise in enterprise application software, including for the supply chain and retailing industries. His transaction experience includes the sale of public and private companies, acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, leveraged recapitalizations and other capital raises. Previously, Mr. Canzano was with Goldman Sachs in its Merger and Strategic Advisory group and worked on numerous investment banking assignments in the B2B services sector and in logistics and supply chain management. A lawyer by training, he clerked at Dewey Ballantine LLP and at Buchanan Ingersoll PC and was admitted to the New York bar in 2001.


Harvard Law School, J.D.
Yale University, M.A.
Princeton University, A.B.