Kevin is a General Partner with OCA Ventures and the founding General Partner of Focus Opportunity Fund. He was also Co-Founder and General Partner at Focus Ventures, whose first fund was the 7th best IRR fund of all time (Preqin). He is a five-time member of the Forbes Midas List and 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 over three decades of experience in venture capital and focuses on investments in the Saas, internet infrastructure, AI and enterprise markets. He led Focus Ventures’ investments in Active Software (WebMethods), Agile Software, Alteon Websystems (Nortel), Aruba Networks, Commerce One, Financial Engines, Pixelworks, Ruckus and Upwork; all of which became public companies. Notable M&A transactions include Centrality (acquired by SiRF), DATAllegro (acquired by Microsoft), Kace Networks (acquired by Dell) and LogLogic (acquired by Tibco).
Focus Opportunity Fund investments include Paydiant (acquired by PayPal), Sensity (acquired by Verizon), Shape Security (acquired by F5), Area 1 Security, BitGo, Dynamic Signal, Floqast, Inspirato, Lever, Reputation.com and Tact.ai.
Kevin initially became involved in the investment industry as the 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 co-founding Focus Ventures in 1996. Some notable pre-Focus investments include Capstone Turbine (CPST), Cirrus Logic (CRUS), Infinera (INFN) and Volterra (VLTR), all of which went public.
Kevin earned his MBA, JD and BBA degrees. He is the Chairman of the Advisory Board for Benedict Canyon Equities, a member of the Advisory Board for Silicon Valley Executive Network, a member of the Investment Committee for Western Michigan University and a Board Member of Fordham University Angel Fund.