Peter Kellner is Founder & Managing Partner of Richmond Global Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in early stage technology companies in the United States and globally. He co-founded Endeavor Global in 1997 to identify and cultivate the highest-impacting entrepreneurs in the world. After university, as a Fulbright Scholar to Hungary, he founded the Environmental Management & Law Association (EMLA), one of Central Europe’s most influential NGOs in environmental policy and originally backed by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
Peter is a co-founder and Director of Richmond Global Sciences, which provides systematic assessments of product impact for every industry of the economy, filling a significant gap in the current ESG data landscape. Peter is Chairman & CEO of Richmond Global Compass, an investment firm that integrates sustainability practices into traditional research.
Peter is a board member of several technology companies. He has invested in and lived on five continents over 20 years, seeding some of the largest platform technology companies from Brazil to China. He is a Member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He has served on the boards of Endeavor Global, Endeavor Jordan, Endeavor Chile, Endeavor Louisville, and Endeavor Miami. Kellner is a trustee of the Allen-Stevenson School in New York and a board member of America | The Jesuit Review. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Pacific Council for International Policy, and International Institute for Strategic Studies. He is a Crown Fellow at The Aspen Institute and Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He lectured in Princeton’s Engineering Department on entrepreneurship for 13 years and provided the funding to create Princeton’s E-Lab for student entrepreneurship.