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28 Investments in 12 Companies
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Kevin joined Accel in 2003. His background is primarily as an entrepreneur and operating executive. He served two stints as an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers where he started Corio, an ASP/SaaS pioneer which went public on Nasdaq and was acquired by IBM in 2005. Later he served as the first CEO of IronPlanet, an online marketplace for heavy equipment with current annual gross sales over $200M. Prior to KPCB, Kevin served as a product manager at Zip2 and a consultant at Bain & Company.

Kevin focuses primarily on two areas for investment: consumer internet services and SAAS/open source software. Within consumer services, he sourced Accel's investment in Facebook and led Accel's investments in Metacafe, Medio Systems, Mig33, Tumri, and EveryZing, Within saas/open source software, he led investments or serves on the boards of Xensource (acquired by Citrix), Genius, SpringSource, Hyperic, Terracotta, and Aptana. He also currently serves on the board of BBN Technologies, and is actively involved in Riverbed Technology and Transera.

Kevin has an MSEE, BSEE, and BA in Economics all from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller scholar.

Click here to read Kevin's article on The Consumerization of Software and Saas, and The Elusive Great Consumer Experience and his 2007 profile on the San Jose Mercury News "Silicon Valley's five hot VCs under 40".

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016$24M / Series BPersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$36M / Series C
Mar, 2016$30M / Series F
Jul, 2015$17M / Series BPersonal Investment
May, 2015$10M / Series B (Lead)
Jun, 2014$60M / Series E
Mar, 2014$11.2M / Series A (Lead)Personal Investment
Jan, 2014$35M / Series B (Lead)
Jan, 2014$33M / Series C
Aug, 2013$25M / Series D
Apr, 2012$25M / Series C
Jan, 2012$30M / Venture (Lead)
Aug, 2011$14M / Series C
May, 2011$18M / Series B
Feb, 2011$30M / Venture (Lead)
Jan, 2011$950M / Series D
Sep, 2010$6M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2010$10M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2010$135M / Series C
Dec, 2009$30M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2009$17M / Series C
Jun, 2008$27.34M / Series B
Nov, 2006$10M / Series C
Oct, 2006$15M / Series C
Apr, 2006$27.5M / Series B
Sep, 2005$17M / Series B
May, 2005$12.7M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2005$6M / Series A (Lead)

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