Kelly O’Kane joined IVP in 2012 as an Associate on the Investment Team where she worked on IVP’s investments in Dataminr, Oportun, Prosper, TuneIn, Zendesk (ZEN), and ZEFR. She was promoted to Senior Associate in 2014. Kelly returned to IVP in 2017 as the Vice President of Business Development after completing the M.B.A. program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Kelly is responsible for creating and managing new external outreach programs that leverage IVP’s extensive resources and relationships to benefit the firm’s portfolio companies and Limited Partners. She also works extensively across the organization to coordinate business development and fundraising activities.
Prior to joining IVP, Kelly worked in the technology investment banking division of Piper Jaffray. She also spent time at Oportun and LendUp where she consulted on business operations. Kelly graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Finance from the Eugene M. Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and earned her M.B.A. from Stanford University.