Kevin Linker

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Managing Partner, Next-Gen Communications

Kevin is the Managing Partner of Raine Next-Gen Communications. Previously, Kevin worked at Serengeti Asset Management LP (2007-2011), a multi-strategy investment advisor based in New York City with over $1 billion in assets under management. He joined the fund pre-launch and assisted with the build out of the fund’s infrastructure, team and investment portfolio. Kevin was responsible for identifying, researching and managing all of the fund’s investments in the global technology sector, as well as the gaming, lodging and leisure sectors. He evaluated investments across multiple asset classes, including equities (long / short), credit (distressed, performing, credit default swaps) and private companies. He also served on steering committees and creditors committees in several distressed situations.

Prior to joining Serengeti, Kevin worked in the consumer group at Maverick Capital (2006), investing in the gaming, lodging and leisure sectors; worked at Viking Global Investors (2003-2005), investing in the global technology sector; worked at Pivotal Asset Management (1999-2001), a technology focused cross-over fund; and worked in the technology mergers and acquisitions department at Morgan Stanley (1994-1997).

Kevin has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.