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Curtis McKee


"Team player, here to empower Founders. Let’s build 'amazing' together."

Curtis is a Partner at Third Point Ventures, focusing on investments across the IT and Data Infrastructure landscapes. He is on the board of Atom Computing, Balbix, Banyan Security, and Unravel Data. Previously, Curtis was AVP and the Head of Corporate and Investor Development at Arista Networks, where he led Mergers and Acquisitions, including the Big Switch Networks and Awake Security transactions, as well as Ventures and Investor Relations. Prior to Arista, Curtis was an Investor and Corporate Development leader for Intel Capital, concentrating on Cloud, IOT, Enterprise SW, HPC, 5G, Edge/Networking and AI sectors.

He also led Operations as Chief of Staff and Technical Assistant for the Datacenter Group’s Enterprise Software Division. He joined Intel following the Company’s acquisition of Fulcrum Microsystems, where he was Head of Business Development. He began his career in engineering roles at Broadcom and Marvell. Curtis holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.