Kevin is the co-founder of OpenSky, a fast-growing social shopping marketplace that helps people discover, buy and share goods that match their individual taste. Launched in April 2011, OpenSky was recently named one of The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies (alongside Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter, Square, Airbnb, Dropbox and Kickstarter) by Fast Company.
Previously, Kevin was an early employee at Gilt Groupe, one of the fastest growing companies ever, where he developed corporate strategy, including strategic planning, capital raising and FP&A. While there, he supported the founders’ other start-ups, including 10gen/MongoDB and Business Insider. Before that, Kevin was an early employee and executive at MaxPreps.com, where he led new product, user acquisition and strategic partnerships, and helped negotiate the successful sale to CBS Sports. Early in his career, Kevin worked at Morgan Stanley where he was a member of the Google IPO team.
Kevin has also invested in/supported investments in multiple startups, including Enpocket (sold to Nokia), Gomez (sold to Compuware for $295mm), MaxPreps.com (sold to CBS) and Vitalstream (sold to Internap for $220mm).
Born and raised in a small ranching town in far northern California, Kevin graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002, where he was a member of the national champion varsity rugby team.