Kevin Dutt is a Managing Director at Elevation Gained Partners where he is a principal investor in private equity deals and advises the firm’s advisory clients and limited partner investors on due diligence and working with portfolio companies on operational value creation and growth strategy. Having raised over $100mln for various ventures, Kevin is also a pivotal contributor to our firm’s capital relationships with family offices and other private equity investors.
Formerly an operator in Fortune 500 companies, Kevin has an extensive background as a co-founder, operator and investor in numerous early-stage and mid-market companies. He is currently COO of a seafood traceability technology company. Previously, he was CEO of RainBank, a water management solution company. Kevin was the Managing Principal at eGo Vehicles, a two-wheeled electric vehicle company with distribution in fourteen countries and VP of Product Development at BigBelly, originally a manufacturer of solar-powered waste bins distributed throughout the United States. He has managed operations at Bayer, an HC Starck Division, Arthur Blank & Company, and International Paper, after beginning his career at AMP, an M/A-COM Division, and Royalox International.
Kevin holds an MBA in Operations & Quantitative Methods from Boston University and a BSE in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University.
Kevin is based in Boston where he lives with his wife and two daughters. A former category 1 elite road cyclist, he is now an avid rower.