Ron Nayot, Co-Founder and
Kevin Ma, Co-Founder and
Joseph Lok, Vice President
Ryan Tanaka, Vice President
Devin Scott, Senior Associate
Michael Garland, VP of Business Development
Hadrien Salin, VP, Europe
Karen Hsu, Associate
Erica Curello, Associate
Abe Borden, Associate
Rachel Park, Office Manager
Kevin Ma is a co-founder and Managing Director of Diversis Capital. Prior to co-founding Diversis in 2013, Kevin spent several years in private equity, operations, strategy consulting and financial roles and brings a transaction, due diligence and operational transformation skill set to the team. Kevin is the Chairman of the Board of ArrowStream, Caligor Rx, Blue Software, TransPac Aviation and Martin Archery and sits on the board of ServicePower and Nylon Media.
Prior to founding Diversis, Kevin was a member of the Gores Group where he was involved in the diligence, acquisition and portfolio management of the firm’s private equity investments. Once joining Gores, he helped develop firm-wide processes for operational turnaround, diligence and investment committees and had the privilege of tutelage from subject matter experts spanning numerous industries in the Sales, IT, Tax, Carve-out, Lean manufacturing, HR, Risk and Finance subject areas. During his career at Gores he performed diligence on over a hundred targets, worked on the acquisition of seven platform companies, and helped oversee companies with a combined $2 billion in revenues. He also personally executed millions of dollars in profit improvement activities spanning cost reduction to launching new sales forces and business units.
Prior to joining Gores, Kevin was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group with a focus on strategic transformation, cost-reduction and sales force effectiveness at Fortune 500 companies in Tech, Healthcare and Consumer. He also has experience in investment banking, fixed income investment management and two tech start-ups.
Kevin graduated as a Joseph Wharton Scholar and Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the Management and Technology Program (M&T) at the University of Pennsylvania with a BS from The Wharton School and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the School of Engineering. He was born and raised in the Los Angeles area.
In his free time, Kevin advises start-ups, volunteers at inner city focused help groups, is an avid basketball and football fan, and serves as a mentor or board member in multiple associations in the LA area.