Michael Kives

Co-Founder at K5 Global

Michael Kives Bio

Michael Kives is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of K5 Global, an investment and incubation firm with an extensive portfolio of notable investments, including SpaceX, Airbnb, and Relativity Space, as well as successful incubated companies including Kendall Jenner’s 818 Tequila and Jake Arnold’s TheExpert. K5 works closely with leading institutions, revolutionizing technologists, Fortune 500 leaders, celebrities, and world luminaries as limited partners.

Prior to K5, Kives spent over 15 years in the entertainment industry as a Senior Talent Agent at Creative Artists Agency where he represented clients such as Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Katy Perry, and global leaders Mikhail Gorbachev and Warren Buffett. Kives began his career as an interim spokesperson for President William J. Clinton in his post-Presidential Harlem office, and worked in Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s D.C. office as an Aide to Chief of Staff Huma Abedin.

Kives is an advisor to over 20 startups and fast-growing companies, and serves as a Director on the Boards of Yahoo, Shutterfly, and 818 Tequila. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Distinction from Stanford University.

Source: k5global website

Michael Kives News

Michael Kives Current Work

  • K5 Global Co-Founder
  • 818 Spirits Director
  • Yahoo Director
  • Shutterfly Director

Michael Kives Previous Work

  • Creative Artists Agency Motion Picture Talent Agent Aug 2003 - Feb 2018

Michael Kives Education

  • Stanford University, Bachelor of Arts - BA, Political Science and GovernmentBachelor of Arts - BA, Political Science and Government , 1999 - 2003

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