Key Facts

  • Joined Industry Ventures in 2008
  • Associate Vice President at Bessemer Trust
  • MBA from Berkeley-Haas
  • Recovering Ironman triathlete
  • Coach with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society‚Äôs Team in Training


Ken concentrates on originating, valuing and managing early secondary, primary and direct co-investments for the Industry Ventures Partnership Holdings team. He is on the investment committee for the Industry Ventures Partnership Holdings and Direct Funds. Ken brings experience making primary fund investments as well as purchasing secondary direct investments and limited partner interests.

Previously, Ken worked as an Associate Vice President in Bessemer Trust’s Private Equity Funds Group in New York. In this role, he led the firm’s venture capital fund investment strategy and due diligence process. Earlier in his career, Ken worked in Business Development with Bessemer Trust in its San Francisco, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and New York offices.

Ken earned his MBA from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in Economics from Wake Forest University.