Kevin focuses on helping entrepreneurs build early stage technology businesses. He is based in our Palo Alto, CA office.
Kevin comes to General Catalyst from Facebook, where he was the first sales executive and among the company's first ten employees. As Facebook's Global Partnership Lead, he creatively monetized the site through innovative partnerships and helped guide major corporations to develop and monetize their social media strategies.
Prior to Facebook, Colleran had been a lifelong entrepreneur winning many National Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Kevin's various internet 1.0 companies included StartingPage.com, LiveService.com and PhotoMasterpieces. While in college in Boston, Colleran co-Founded BlabberForce Enterprises, a company that recruited student entrepreneurs on college campuses (called 'Blabbermouths') and gave them the tools to start their own grassroots marketing companies on their own campuses. After college, Colleran worked as a consultant with BMG Music in NY where he launched a music sponsorship company that focused on artists signed to the Arista and RCA record labels.
Kevin received a BA in Business Management & Marketing from Babson College.