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Pomona College, BA 2002
Math, Economics

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Jeff Parks

Jeff Parks is a founding Partner of Riverwood Capital.

Prior to joining Riverwood, Jeff was an investment executive at KKR from 2005 to 2007, where he focused on private equity investments in the technology sector and worked extensively with Michael Marks and Francisco Alvarez-Demalde.

While at KKR, Jeff worked on investments in three of the five largest leveraged buyouts ever completed in the technology sector, and evaluated investment opportunities across the technology spectrum.

Prior to joining KKR, Jeff was an investment professional in the Principal Opportunities Fund at Oaktree Capital Management, where he specialized in private equity investment in distressed companies. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker at UBS Investment Bank in Los Angeles.

Jeff earned a Dual BA in Economics and Mathematics from Pomona College (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in Claremont, California. He is also a director of SintecMedia (Chairman) and Accellion.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
Loku 9/2012Seed$2.1M11



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