Ken Wallace focuses on originating, valuing and managing early secondary, primary and direct venture capital investments. He is on the investment committee for the Industry Ventures Partnership Holdings funds. Ken brings experience making primary fund investments as well as purchasing secondary direct investments and limited partner interests. Previously, Ken worked as an Associate Vice President in Bessemer Trust's Private Equity Funds Group in New York. In this role, he led the firm's venture capital fund investment strategy and due diligence process. Earlier in his career, Ken worked in Business Development with Bessemer Trust in its San Francisco, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and New York offices.
Ken currently represents Industry Ventures on the Limited Partner Advisory Boards of Lowercase Capital, Rincon Venture Partners, Sigma West, SoftTech VC, and Walden Venture Capital and is an observer on the Limited Partner Advisory Board of O’Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures. Ken earned his MBA from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in Economics from Wake Forest University.