Ira Simkhovitch is a Principal at Industry Ventures and concentrates on originating, valuing and managing primary and secondary investments in later-stage, venture-backed companies and secondary investments in venture capital funds.
Prior to Industry Ventures, Ira worked on the Investment Team at The Carlyle Group/AlpInvest Partners where he committed capital to private equity and venture capital funds. Previously, Ira was a Senior Analyst at Commonfund Capital investing in private equity funds, secondary investments and direct investments globally. Ira began his career at Booz Allen Hamilton on a team developing software and analytics for the Department of Defense.
Ira received a BS in engineering from MIT and his MBA from Columbia Business School, where he graduated with Dean’s Honors.