Kevin is a Co-Founder of Focus Ventures and Founder and General Partner of Focus Opportunity Fund. He is a five-time member of the Forbes Midas List. Kevin was also highlighted on AlwaysOn’s VC 100 List and Power Players West list. Additionally, Kevin is featured in Venture Capitalists At Work, a book that highlights how VCs identify and build billion dollar businesses.
Kevin has spent over thirty years focusing on investments in the software, storage, internet and communication markets. He has led Focus Ventures’ investments in Aruba Networks (ARUN), Financial Engines (FNGN), Ruckus Wireless (RKUS), and Upwork (UPWK), all of which became public companies. Some notable acquisitions include: Sensity Systems (Verizon), Paydiant (PayPal), KACE Networks (Dell) and DATAllegro (Microsoft).
Kevin initially became involved in the investment industry as a Director of Investments for Equitec Financial Group. From 1986 to 1994, Kevin was a General Partner at Dominion Ventures. Kevin then joined Comdisco Ventures as a Managing Director prior to cofounding Focus Ventures in 1996. Some notable pre-Focus investments include Capstone Turbine (CPST), Cirrus Logic (CRUS), Efficient Networks (EFNT), Infinera (INFN), Xylan (XYLN) and Volterra (VLTR), all of which went public. Kevin also invested in Tivoli Systems prior to its acquisition by Alcatel.
Kevin has received an MBA, JD and BBA. Kevin is a member of the Investment Committee for Western Michigan University and an Advisor to the Silicon Valley Executive Network.