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Will Kohler

Partner

Will joined Lightspeed in 2014 and focuses on investments in the areas of SaaS solutions, enterprise IT, and cloud-based services and applications. Will has over 10 years of venture capital experience and before entering venture capital he co-founded and was an Operations Manager at Pointe Communications (d/b/a PointeCom), a facilities-based Integrated Communications Provider that grew to over $40 million in annual revenues and was later acquired.

Prior to joining Lightspeed, Will worked at Summerhill Venture Partners where he led investments in cloud-based services and applications and SaaS solutions. His selected investments include C2FO, Cargo Metrics, and Sonian Networks. For the 7 years prior to joining Summerhill, Will was at Prism VentureWorks, where he led or supported investments in software & services, cloud computing and digital media companies. His selected investments include Collation (acquired by IBM), Conduit Labs (acquired by Zynga), ExpoTV, LogMeIn (LOGM), and Sonian Networks.

Will holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

During his time at Harvard, Will captained the varsity men’s soccer team and was drafted in the Major League Soccer Draft of 1997.

Something most people do not know about Will:
Both my parents emigrated from Europe to attend universities in the United States, and eventually settled in Philadelphia …. giving rise to a Greco-Austrian who is a permanently frustrated Philly sports fan!

Will Kohler
Email:   will@lsvp dot com