Kelly Chen

Partner, Data Collective VC

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Montreal

Stream: Supply Chain

Kelly Chen is a partner at DCVC, a Silicon Valley-based deep tech VC with $2B AUM. Kelly focuses on early stage teams building revolutionary tech in computer vision, robotics, logistics, sustainability, and future of work. She especially enjoys working on problems arising from fundamental population and labor driven shifts.

Kelly’s interest has always been how to use data and optimization to push boundaries, faster. From her career running a fixed income trading desk to building out a new product line for a global investment bank, she has focused closely on building the best models, structuring, and sales teams to optimize outcomes. Kelly received a joint bachelor’s and master’s in financial engineering and operation research from Columbia University and an MBA in entrepreneurial management from Wharton.