Chief Operations Officer
Kevin Bolen joined Locust Walk in 2021 as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) overseeing the day-to-day management of the firm including Finance, IT, Legal, Marketing and Business Development. Prior to joining Locust Walk, Kevin was a Partner with KPMG overseeing the Big 4 accounting firm’s innovation efforts and a portfolio of strategic growth investments. Previous roles include Partner and COO of Innosight, a strategy consulting firm; Chief Marketing Officer of Lionbridge, a global technology services firm; and a variety of marketing, strategy, and HR roles with IBM.
Mr. Bolen’s commentary and/or bylined articles have previously appeared in: The New York Times, TIME, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Pharmaceutical Executive and a host of trade publications. He has been a featured speaker on growth, innovation, and business model transformation at numerous corporate leadership events and industry conferences.
Mr. Bolen received his BBA from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University and his MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University (NYU).
Outside of work, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family and working on classic cars.