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Kevin O'Connor

Managing Partner

Kevin O'Connor has over 30 years of experience in the tech space – both as an entrepreneur and investor. Most recently, he was the CEO of Graphiq (acquired by Amazon), who's mission was to drastically simplify the process of obtaining the world's knowledge. Kevin was the founder, CEO, and chairman of internet advertisement-technology giant, DoubleClick, which was acquired by Google in 2007 for $3.1 billion. Prior to DoubleClick, Kevin founded and served as the vice president of research for Cincinnati-based Intercomputer Communications Corporation (ICC), which was acquired by DCA in 1992. Kevin remained with DCA as the vice president of research until 1995 when he left to found DoubleClick.

From 1995 - 2009, on breaks from building his own companies, Kevin started O'Connor Ventures, investing in companies such as Procore, Internet Security Systems, 1-800-Flowers.com, HotJobs, and MeetUp. Kevin obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in electrical engineering with honors from University of Michigan. For more details on Kevin O’Connor.

 

Cormac O'Connor 

Advisor

Cormac is currently Director of Data & Business Strategy at Ditto, one of ScOp Venture Capital’s portfolio companies.

Cormac O'Connor turned his internship into a full-time job as a Data Analyst with Tinder and became an early member of Tinder's Data Analytics Team. During his time at Tinder, Cormac analyzed, and contributed to, all aspects of the business (revenue, customer behavior, marketing, pr, finance, product, etc.), and experienced Tinder going through monetization, IPO (Match Group), and scaling. His primary focuses on the business were testing, releasing, analyzing, and discovering new products, as well as improving customer retention. He also worked closely with the Data Engineering and Data Science teams and understands not just how to read data, but also how to efficiently collect, store, and transfer data securely. Through his experiences at Tinder, he has an excellent understanding of how data ties into all the different aspects of the business.

Cormac graduated from Chapman University with a double major in Finance and Accounting.

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