Bain Capital Ventures, an early through growth-stage firm, hired fintech industry veteran Keri Gohman as an operating partner.
Gohman will work across the firm’s fintech portfolio to provide strategic counsel and partner with leadership teams to accelerate business growth.
Throughout her 20+-year career, she has held senior management roles at established market-leading firms as well as disruptive newer entrants, across banking, insurance and investing, payments and accounting technology. Most recently, Gohman was chief platform business officer at Xero, a SaaS business focused on cloud-based accounting solutions for small businesses.
Previously, she was executive vice president and general manager of Capital One’s small business bank and held senior roles at Intuit and General Electric Financial Assurance.
Led by Matt Harris, partner, Bain Capital Ventures has invested $600 million across more than 30 fintech startups over the past seven years, including AvidXchange, IEX, Justworks and Passport. Recent new fintech investments include Finix, Harness Wealth, SmartRent and Ribbon, as well as follow-on investments in Acorns, Flywire, IEX and OpenFin.
The firm also invests in startups driving transformation across industries from SaaS, infrastructure software, security, healthcare, commerce and consumer tech. It has helped launch and commercialize more than 240 companies, including DocuSign, Jet.com, Kiva Systems, Lime, LinkedIn, Rapid7, Redis Labs, Rent the Runway, Rubrik, SendGrid and SurveyMonkey.
Bain Capital Ventures has approximately $5.2 billion in assets under management with offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston and Palo Alto.