Conference Speaker Biography
The Mayfield Fund
Kevin A. Fong, a general partner of the Mayfield Fund,
specializes in forming and investing in early-stage companies in the
communications and software sectors. The Mayfield Fund is a private venture
capital partnership based in Menlo Park, California.
Mr. Fong is a director of the Community Foundation of
Silicon Valley and one of two co-chairs of Silicon Valley 2 (SV2), a new fund
created for young professionals that promotes intelligent, active and effective
giving to nonprofit organizations. He has worked with the community foundation
to establish a new regional initiative to increase and promote corporate and
individual giving among Silicon Valley residents.
Mr. Fong serves on the boards of the Western Association
of Venture Capital and Networld/InterOp. He is also a columnist for Network
World and has worked in management, marketing and technical engineering
capacities for several companies. Mr. Fong also acquired entrepreneurial
experience at DAVID Systems, a venture-backed start-up.
Mr. Fong holds an MBA and an MS in Electrical
Engineering from Stanford University, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from
the University of California, Berkeley.