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Ken Elefant

Sorenson Ventures

Previously, Ken was at Intel Capital, where he served as managing director of the software and security group and Vice President of Intel Corp. He led investments in numerous game-changing technologies, including AtHoc (Blackberry), Prolexic (Akamai), DocuSign, Forescout, AlienVault, Venafi, Vectra Networks, Gigya, and BrightEdge.

Ken joined Intel Capital from Opus Capital where he was a founding general partner focused on Internet and software investments. While there, Ken served on the boards of Alert Enterprise, Jivox, SuperSecret and TrustedID and was involved with several prior investments including Spock Networks (Intelius), Transpond (Webtrends), Virsa Systems (NYSE: SAP) and Riverbed Technology (Nasdaq: RVBD). Earlier, Ken was a Senior Associate at Lightspeed Venture Partners and a Senior Associate and Kauffman Fellow at Battery Ventures.

Before his venture career, Ken was Director of International Sales and Marketing at Radius Inc. A member of the executive staff, he opened the company's first sales and marketing office in the Benelux region of Europe. Before Radius, Ken held various marketing and business development positions at Claris Corporation (the software subsidiary of Apple Computer) and RealNetworks.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Ken holds a BS in economics from the Wharton undergraduate division at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

A member of Fellows Class 5, Ken completed his fellowship at Battery Ventures under mentor Tom Crotty. He has served as a mentor to Marlon Nichols (Class 18), Vijay Reddy (Class 21), and Srini Ananth (Class 23).