Kevin P. Mohan - Faculty & Research - Harvard Business School
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Kevin P. Mohan

Senior Lecturer of Business Administration

Negotiation, Organizations & Markets

Kevin P. Mohan joined the Negotiation unit at Harvard Business School in 2012. He also serves as a Senior Advisor at Summit Partners, a $15 billion venture capital and private equity firm, and as an independent director for several companies and nonprofit entities.  Kevin teaches Negotiation and Deals in the MBA program and similar courses in a number of Executive Education programs at Harvard.      

Kevin began his career with the Harvard Management Company in 1986 where he invested endowment capital in private companies and investment partnerships. Kevin later worked for McKinsey & Company as an engagement manager in the New York office. He joined Summit Partners in 1994 and led over 20 investments, ranging from $3 million to $125 million per company, primarily in technology and industrial growth businesses. He served as General Partner and then Managing Director for many years and recently transitioned to a Senior Advisor role.   

Kevin’s investments and board roles in industry-leading companies include: Blue Ocean Software (help desk software), Focus Financial Partners (wealth management), Nomacorc (synthetic wine closures), PeopleAdmin (software for universities), and Triton Systems (automated teller machines).  

Kevin currently serves as a Director or Trustee for Asten Johnson (advanced manufacturing), Boys Town (national nonprofit childcare services, Chair), Father Flanagan’s Fund for Needy Children ($900 million endowment, Chair), Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy, and Washington Mills (fused mineral manufacturing).     

Kevin graduated with honors from Harvard College, Harvard Business School, and Harvard Law School.  He is a Faculty Advisor for the Harvard College wrestling team. 

Kevin is married with three children and lives in Boston. He retired after running 19 Boston Marathons and now cycles annually in the 180 mile Pan Mass Challenge to raise money for Dana-Farber cancer care. Kevin’s wife, Anne Williams, is the President of a global manufacturing business founded in 1868.