Stephen Shanley is a Principal at KKR where he focus on Growth Equity investments in the TMT Sector. He is actively involved with KKR’s investments in Optimal+, GetYourGuide, Trainline, ClickTale, and Arago. Prior to joining KKR, Stephen was with Technology Crossover Ventures in Palo Alto, California and subsequently London. Prior to TCV, Stephen was with the TMT investment banking group of Needham & Company and started his career in the transaction services group of KPMG. Stephen holds a BS and a BSC from Santa Clara University, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa and is a Certified Public Accountant.