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Michael Kalfayan

Associate

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

Background
Mike focuses on investments in the internet and software sectors. His current investments include BelieveBrillen.de, and Perfecto.

Mike is currently Head of Business Operations at SiteMinder, a leading provider of hotel distribution software. Prior to TCV, he was an investor with Summit Partners, where he focused on sourcing, evaluating, and executing investments across the technology and healthcare sectors.

Interests
Mike was born and raised in Bristol, U.K., and has lived in London, Boston, Sydney, Berlin, and Barcelona. Mike is a passionate tennis player and captained the Harvard Men’s Varsity Tennis Team during his undergraduate days. As a student, he founded YourGDL, a leading provider of notes and exam prep materials to U.K. law students. He enjoys scuba diving, traveling, skiing – and supporting the mighty Liverpool FC and Bristol RFC.

Education
Mike graduated cum laude from Harvard University, where he received an A.B. in Social Studies. He also holds an L.L.B. from the University of Law.