Peter Kellner and David Frazee have worked together for a decade growing companies that span five continents.
Peter Kellner is Founder and Managing Partner of Richmond Global Ventures, a venture capital fund investing in distruptive technologies globally and leveraging for investments in the 26 country network of Endeavor Global, an NGO he co-founded in 1996 to identify and cultivate the highest impacting entrepreneurs in the world. He spearheaded - building offices and identifying entrepreneurs - Endeavor's launch initially in Latin America, the Middle East, and Noth America. After university, as a Fulbright Scholar to Hungary, he founded the Environmental Mangement & Law Association (EMLA), one of Central Europe's most influential NGOs in environmental policy to this day and originally backed by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
Mr. Kellner is a board member of Rubicon Global, Market Realist, Restorando, Kueski, and Vestorly. He has invested in and lived on five continents over 20 years, seeding some of the largest platform technology companies from Brazil to China. He is a Member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He serves on the board of Endeavor Global, Endeavor Miami, and Endeavor Louisville; and is a Trustee of the Allen-Stevenson School in New York. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Pacific Council for International Policy, and International Institute for Strategic Studies. He is also a Crown Fellow at The Aspen Institute and Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He lectured in Princeton's Engineering Department on entrepreneurship for 13 years and provided the funding to create the University's E-Lab for student entrepreneurship.
David Frazee is a Managing Partner at Richmond Global Ventures and one of the world’s leading experts on international entrepreneurship. As a founding Board member of Endeavor Catalyst and through his extensive work as an Endeavor Global Mentor, Mr. Frazee has advised companies and funds across 17 countries, as well as worked with the governments of China, Taiwan, Jordan, Poland, Uruguay, Brazil, and Chile on innovation policy and emerging growth strategies.
As a Silicon Valley-based high technology strategist, entrepreneur, and attorney, Mr. Frazee has spent his career helping companies and funds develop successful international corporate, business, and intellectual property strategies. As an executive of three technology startups— one of which he led through a US$128 million investment by GE and subsequent IPO before it was acquired by Hughes/DirecTV— Mr. Frazee has developed an intimate operational understanding of the unique challenges faced by emerging growth companies. He sits on the Board of Advisors for Ecosense, Paradata, and Qraved.
David Frazee received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, with honors and distinction, where he worked as a teaching assistant in the Computer Science Department and studied at the Free University Berlin. Mr. Frazee went on to earn a J.D. from the University of Michigan, cum laude. He often appears in publications discussing innovation and business strategy, including Fortune, The Financial Times, The Red Herring, and The Wall Street Transcript. He is a frequent speaker, including at the Fortune Global Forum in Beijing and the Financial Times Innovation Summit in London.