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Alex Kurland

General Partner

Alex joined Meritech in 2018 and helps lead the firm’s software and fintech practices. 

Prior to Meritech, Alex spent six years at Kleiner Perkins, where he led the Digital Growth Fund’s enterprise practice. He was responsible for the firm’s investments in CloudHealth (VMW), DoorDash, Looker (GOOG), Ring (AMZN), Slack (WORK) and UiPath (PATH). Prior to Kleiner, Alex worked at Summit Partners, where he was responsible for sourcing and executing technology growth equity investments across enterprise software, consumer Internet and education services.

Alex was named to the Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ in 2016 and ‘The Midas Brink List’ in 2018.

Alex earned a B.S., magna cum laude, from the University of Southern California. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Laurel, and their half-English half-French Bulldog, Clarence.