Executives in Residence
XIR, CEO of Longmeadow Hillcrest Partners, LLC
As an XIR, Kirk leverages her operational experience and domain expertise to support enterprise data and application software businesses.
Currently, she is a member of the board of General Catalyst portfolio company The Predictive Index. Most recently, Kirk was the CEO of Data Intensity, a data, applications and analytics managed service provider, where she completed a successful sale of the company in 2017. Prior to leading DI, Kirk was the CEO and President of Keane, Inc., a global technology and services provider and was a founder and CEO of NerveWire Inc. She has held senior management roles at Avid Technology, Computer Sciences Corp, Fidelity Investments and IBM.
Kirk serves on the boards of Ingersoll Rand and Cylance Inc. She is a lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management where she teaches Sales and Sales Management for Entrepreneurs and Building Entrepreneurial Ventures and advises a number of MIT start-up teams. In addition, Kirk is involved in a number of non-profit organizations. She is a trustee and member of the executive committee of the Mass TLC, the leading Boston technology trade organization, and is a board member of the UP Education Network.
She received a Bachelor’s Degree from Dartmouth College.
Kirk and her husband have two children and reside in Boston.