Jonathan Schupack joined CIBC Innovation Banking’s North American team as executive director and market lead for the Texas region. He will be based in CIBC Innovation Banking’s office in Austin, TX.

Schupack has more than a decade of experience in the financial services industry covering technology and companies across the software, internet, digital media, systems, semiconductors and equipment sectors.

Schupack spent the last six years building JPMorgan’s technology and commerce banking practice in Texas and surrounding states. In this role, he worked with middle-market private and public companies, gaining experience in originating credit facilities for venture-backed and growth-stage companies. Prior to banking, Schupack worked as a hedge fund equity analyst for two New York City-based hedge funds.

“Jonathan is a great and important addition to our global innovation banking team,” Charlie Kelly, co-head of U.S. technology banking at CIBC Innovation Banking, said. “His unique financial background and experience will elevate our expertise in high growth companies and help us to continue to fulfill our commitment to the Texas technology community.”