Kevin Kemmerer

EVP, Product Management @ iPipeline

Kevin brings over 20 years of experience in the enterprise software industry. Prior to joining iPipeline, Kevin was an Executive-In-Residence at Warburg Pincus. Prior to Warburg, Kevin was EVP and Managing Director of Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE: SFE), where he led Safeguard’s technology deal team and was responsible for eight of Safeguard’s companies in the enterprise software and internet markets. Prior to joining Safeguard, Kevin sourced and managed software investments for Kennet Venture Partners. He previously co-led Broadview’s Silicon Valley team focused on M&A in the software applications market. Earlier in his career, he was a Manager in Deloitte’s management consulting practice focusing on IT strategy and implementation projects in the financial services sector. He started his career as a software developer at Salomon Brothers. Kevin received his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and his BE at Vanderbilt University where he double majored in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Kevin has established himself as a leader in the technology industry, having been recognized with the Philadelphia Business Journal’s ’40 under 40’ Award in 2008. Additionally, in 2011, Kevin chaired the technology track of the 2011 IMPACT conference, run by PACT (Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies). He also serves on the IT Investment Advisory Committee for the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Attracting Investment Capital – Panelist

Technology companies face many challenges to their growth and success.  Chief among these challenges is the ability to attract investment capital.  This panel explores the current financing environment for technology companies and will seek to offer insights into how to successfully attract investment capital as well as the deal metrics and terms being sought and achieved in this environment.  This panel will also address what technologies are finding favor with investors today, and what appears to be viable and sustainable as we look into the future.  The panel members represent some of this region’s most successful institutional investors who have successful track records and experience investing in companies in both good and challenging times.  Whether you are heading a technology company, considering investing in one, or advising such a company, this panel discussion  will be an important event for you.