Venture Atlanta is pleased to announce that Phil Kirk, Senior Director of Investments at Cisco, will join us for our corporate development sessions at the 2019 conference. Designed to foster connections between growth-stage companies and investors, these sessions will include networking, 1:1 meeting opportunities, and roundtable discussions.
Meet Phil Kirk, Cisco Senior Director of Investments
As a member of the Cisco team since 2007, Phil Kirk leads all acquisitions and investments related to cloud, analytics, big data, and enterprise software as the senior director of investments. In addition to identifying new market opportunities, Phil assists companies of all sizes to win venture investments, partnerships, and acquisitions, including executing the $3.7N acquisition of AppDynamics. Phil is also responsible for the team and activities worldwide, including projects in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Russia, through Cisco Investments and Corporate Development.
Before working with Cisco’s Corporate Business and Development team, Phil was a member of the Microsoft Corporate Strategy team, an associate at DTEC Venture Capital, and a strategy consultant with a focus on the internet and e-commerce space.
For both small, emerging companies and venture investors alike, this is an excellent opportunity to pick Phil’s brain. If you’re interested in attending the panel or getting a chance to speak directly with him, you can secure your spot by registering for the 2019 conference here. Want to stay up to date with future speaker announcements and event details? You can subscribe to our newsletter here.
About Venture Atlanta
Venture Atlanta, the Southeast’s premier venture conference, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country’s top-tier investors. Now in its 12th year as the region’s largest investor showcase with over 1,000 attendees, Venture Atlanta connects the best and brightest entrepreneurs with local and national venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors, and others who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org.