Kip Knight is an Operating Partner at Thomvest, advising portfolio companies on marketing best practices. In addition, Kip focuses on investments in Sales and Marketing Technology for Thomvest and is a Board member at Netbase.
Kip has gained extensive business experience during his career, having worked in over 60 countries around the world. He started his career at P&G in brand management. He has served as CMO at Taco Bell and VP of marketing at eBay.
He has held a number of senior executive roles, including general manager positions at PepsiCo and eBay. He was president of H&R Block US as well as president of H&R Block International. Kip is currently a Board member for 5-11 Tactical.
Kip also serves as the Dean of the U.S. Marketing Communication College, where he teaches communication strategy to diplomats at the U.S. State Department. He earned his B.S. degree from LSU in marketing and his MBA from the University of Cincinnati.