Kirk is a Partner with MK Capital. Kirk focuses on the digital media sector with a specific emphasis on mobile internet and IP video investment opportunities. Prior to joining MK Capital, he spent considerable time in management roles for leading technology companies, including co-founding an open source software business. Kirk served as a field operations executive at Ariba, Inc. – a global provider of Enterprise Spend Management solutions. As an early stage Ariba employee, he was responsible for establishing and growing the field operations team. Before joining Ariba, Kirk led the construction of the first business-to-consumer online store at Motorola, Inc. Earlier in his career, he worked at Accenture serving clients in the telecommunications sector. Kirk currently serves on the boards of HealthiNation, Kollective, and BidPal Network. Kirk received his MBA from Stanford University and his Bachelor of Science in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan.