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Kevin is cofounder and General Partner of Focus Ventures. Kevin has been listed on Forbes Magazine's Midas List as a top technology investor for six out of the previous eight years. He was most recently ranked 46th on the 2011 Midas List. Kevin was also recently highlighted on AlwaysOn's VC 100 List and Power Players West list. In addition, Kevin is featured in Venture Capitalists At Work, a book highlighting how VCs identify and build billion dollar businesses.

Kevin focuses on investments in the software, storage, internet and communication markets and has led the firm's investments in Active Software (WebMethods), Alteon Websystems (Nortel), Aruba Networks, Commerce One, Com21, Copper Mountain, Financial Engines, Pixelworks, Ruckus Wireless, Vina and Virtusa, all of which became public companies.

In addition, Agile Software was acquired by Oracle, Centrality was acquired by SiRF, DATAllegro was acquired by Microsoft, edocs was acquired by Siebel Systems, LogLogic was acquired by Tibco, KACE was acquired by Dell, Kazeon was acquired by EMC and Orchestria was acquired by CA. Current investments include Delivery Agent, Elance, Panasas, Rafter, and Reputation.com.

Prior to cofounding Focus Ventures, Kevin was a Managing Director at Comdisco Ventures, where he was responsible for investments in companies including CommQuest (AT&T), Corsair Communications (Lightbridge), Diamond Lane (Nokia), Extreme Networks, GetThere.com (Sabre), Integrity Q/A (Pure Atria), Intraware, Netro (SR Telecom), Power Integrations, SalesLogix (Sage), and Virata (Globespan).

From 1986 to 1994 Kevin was a General Partner at Dominion Ventures, a venture capital firm. Some of his successful information technology investments included Capstone, Efficient Networks (Siemens), MMC Networks (AMCC), Red Brick Systems (Informix), Talarian (Tibco), Tessera, Tivoli Systems (IBM), Transwitch, and Xylan (Alcatel). Kevin became involved in the investment industry as a Director of Investments for Equitec Financial Group and was responsible for several investments including Chips & Technologies (Intel) and Cirrus Logic. Additional investments have included Infinera, ONI Systems (Cienna), PlaceWare (Microsoft), RightPoint (E.piphany), Stratacom (Cisco), and Volterra.

Kevin has received MBA, JD and BBA degrees. Kevin is also a member of the Investment Committee for Western Michigan University and an Advisor to the Silicon Valley Executive Network.

Kevin was recently featured in The Magazine of the Golden Gate University. Click here to read the article.