Kellan Carter joined Ignition in 2013 and was made partner in 2018. At Ignition, Kellan works closely with portfolio companies and focuses on investments in horizontal and vertical intelligent application software. At Ignition, Kellan serves on the board of Botkeeper and as an observer to Icertis, KenSci, and Chef.
Prior to Ignition, Kellan spent two years in investment banking at Mooreland Partners in San Francisco. There, he helped execute M&A transactions for technology companies in a variety of sectors, including mobile, enterprise software, systems, and infrastructure. Prior to Mooreland Partners, Kellan was an associate in KPMG’s advisory practice in Orange County, CA, where he helped structure asset-backed securities collateralized by student loans, auto loans, and residential and commercial mortgages.
Kellan holds a BS degree in business administration from the University of Montana in Missoula, where he graduated summa cum laude and was selected by faculty as Finance Student of the Year. After college, Kellan founded an online, business-networking platform to connect current students and faculty to alumni.