Fellows Directory

Kevin Spain

Emergence Capital

Kevin is a General Partner at Emergence Capital Partners. His deep knowledge of the enterprise and consumer technology sectors comes from time spent at blue-chip software companies and from his experience as an entrepreneur.

Prior to joining Emergence, Kevin was a senior member of Microsoft's Corporate Development group. In this role, he shared responsibility for sourcing, structuring, and negotiating Microsoft's acquisitions, strategic investments, and joint ventures. Under his leadership, Kevin's team participated in transactions spanning all of Microsoft's business groups.

Prior to Microsoft, Kevin was with Electronic Arts, where he was a member of the team that launched EA's online gaming business. Today, Electronic Arts operates several of the most popular online gaming destinations in the world. Later, Kevin served in Electronic Arts' Corporate Development group, where he helped manage the Company's acquisition and strategic investment efforts.

Before Electronic Arts, Kevin was Co-Founder and CEO of atMadison.com, a business he started after winning the first annual Wharton Business Plan Competition. atMadison.com provided a hosted marketing management solution for small and medium sized companies.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Kevin earned an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BBA in finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

Kevin completed his fellowship under mentor Brian Jacobs at Emergence Capital Partners in San Mateo, CA as a member of Class 11. He was a mentor to Joe Floyd (Class 18).