Kevin Dunlap

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Calibrate Ventures


Meet Kevin

Kevin is a partner at Calibrate Ventures, a venture capital firm he co-founded in 2017. He invests across Calibrate Ventures’ focus areas of advanced software, automation, and artificial intelligence, leading investments and sitting on the boards of Broadly, Realized, and Soft Robotics. He also led the firm’s investments in Parallel Domain and Talage.

Kevin has a proven track-record of identifying disruptive businesses and facilitating their development while generating outsized returns. Before forming Calibrate, he served as a Managing Director for over a decade at Shea Ventures, where he led investments in category defining companies with billion-dollar exits, including: Chegg (CHGG), Ring (acquired by Amazon), ServiceMax (acquired by GE), and SolarCity (SCTY).

Prior to Shea Ventures, Mr. Dunlap was an aerospace engineer working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in New Mission Design and Moog in Launch Systems.

Kevin was raised in upstate New York and graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from SUNY Buffalo and a master’s degree in financial engineering from Claremont Graduate University.