Ken Seiff is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is the founder and Managing Partner of Beanstalk Ventures, a retail technology venture fund. Prior to this he was EVP of Direct and OmniChannel at Brooks Brothers, America's oldest retailer.
In 2012, Ken co-founded Simply Gum, the first premium and all natural chewing gum company. In 2009, he co-founded Poppin.com, the "Apple Meets Staples" of the office supplies industry. In 2005, he co-founded Diet TV, a web and cable tv channel focused on Diet and Weight Loss. In 1998, Ken founded Bluefly.com, a retailer of discounted designer clothing. And in 1991, Ken founded Pivot Rules, the first lifestyle golf clothing company to sell in the department store channel. In 1995, Ken took Pivot Rules public.
Ken has also invested in a diverse array of retail companies with innovative, patented or highly differentiated products. A few of his investments include Kule.com, Brickwork, SmartSkus, Knox Payments, PredictSpring, Uncommongoods, Simply Gum and uBeam.