Keith L. Crandell
Keith is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of ARCH Venture Partners, a 28 year-old seed and early stage venture capital partnership with offices in Chicago, Austin, San Francisco and Seattle. Since 2004 Mr. Crandell has served as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Illinois State Treasurer Technology Development Account, a fund-of-funds focused on Illinois private equity and venture capital partnerships. He has served as a Director of the National Venture Capital Association and the Governmental Affairs Committee. He also has been active with the IVCA since inception, recently serving as Chairman. Prior to ARCH, Mr. Crandell worked with Hercules Inc., a specialty chemical and polymer company. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, an M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a B.S. in Chemistry and Mathematics from St. Lawrence University.