Kelly Kinnard

Kelly is an Operating Partner at Khosla Ventures, where she develops and manages relationships with top senior executives across the industries we invest in.

Prior to joining Khosla Ventures, Kelly was the Talent Partner at Battery Ventures. Battery is a $9B AUM Venture Capital and Private Equity fund. She managed Talent globally across the 125+ Venture/Growth companies in their portfolio.

Previously she worked for the President of Oracle, and recruited 50 senior technology executives at the VP level and above to lead their Cloud effort.

Before she was with the retained search firms Riviera Partners and SPMB which both represent venture capital-backed and emerging growth companies. Both search firms work with the most promising portfolio companies of Tier 1 venture capitalists.

Kelly graduated from Whittier College and studied abroad in Denmark and Italy. Living abroad ignited her passion for international travel and she’s always planning a trip.

She is from Colorado and on weekends you can find her in Marin or Tahoe skiing, mountain biking, cycling, trail running, or hiking.