Kevin Compton

Kevin Compton is co-chair with his wife, Gayla, of the Banking On Africa Campaign Executive Task Force, and an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He served as a general partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for 18 years, and in 2005, co-founded Radar Partners, building a diversified portfolio of investments across a range of asset classes. Prior to joining KPCB, Kevin was VP and general manager of the Network Systems Team at Businessland (now Siemens). During his tenure, the company’s sales increased from under $70 million to over $1.4 billion. Kevin currently lends his expertise on the boards of several public and private companies. Using his investment experience, Kevin assisted Opportunity International in launching a Loan Guarantee Fund. Within 18 months of its inception, it leveraged $15 million in new local currency capital for Opportunity International partners.