Ken Elefant

Ken joined Sorenson Ventures in 2017 and leads the firm’s early-stage technology practice, focused on software and security investments. Sorenson Ventures has made four investments to date. The Trizic (a wealth management platform) was recently announced in this press release and the other 3 investments are stealth.

Prior to Sorenson, Ken was Managing Director and VP at Intel Capital. Ken was recognized by Marketwatch in 2017 as one of the most connected names in tech.

At Intel Capital, Ken drove the investment strategy and M&A for the software & security business units. Ken’s investments include companies such as Forescout (FSCT, Network access), Gigya (SAP), Prolexic (AKAM), AlienVault, Arrayent (Prodea), AtHoc (Blackberry), BrightEdge, and Vectra Networks among others. He joined Intel Capital from Opus Capital where he was a founding general partner. While at Opus Capital, he served on the boards of Spock Networks (Intelius), Transpond (Webtrends), Supersecret (Knowledge Adventure), Alert Enterprise, Jivox, and TrustedID (Equifax). Previously, Ken was a Senior Associate at Lightspeed Venture Partners where he was involved with several investments including Virsa Systems (NYSE: SAP) and Riverbed Technology (Nasdaq: RVBD). Prior to this, he was a Senior Associate and Kauffman Fellow at Battery Ventures. Before business school, Ken worked at Radius Inc., where he ran International Sales and Marketing and held various marketing, finance and business development positions at Claris Corporation (the software subsidiary of Apple) and RealNetworks. Ken holds a BS in economics from the Wharton undergraduate division at the University of Pennsylvania and a MBA from Harvard Business School.