Peter Steinle


Meet Peter Steinle

Pete joined Kindred Partners after more than ten years of operating experience within several successful venture-funded technology companies. Prior to Kindred, Pete spent over four years in sales and business development during the early days of when the company grew from $5 million to over $100 million in revenue and went public. Prior to, Pete was part of the early team that pioneered the software-as-a-service business model at Employease, which was subsequently acquired by ADP.

Pete is a graduate of Middlebury College.  He lives in Marin with his wife, two teenage daughters and dog Jake.


At Kindred Partners, Pete focuses on CEO and VP-level searches for Enterprise Technology companies. Portfolio includes:

  • Aera
  • Alfresco (acquired by Thomas H. Lee Partners)
  • Anaplan (IPO)
  • Arcadia
  • Aviso
  • Awake Security
  • BigFix (acquired by IBM)
  • Browserstack
  • Cardlytics (IPO)
  • Centrify (acquired by Thoma Bravo)
  • Clari
  • Constant Contact (IPO)
  • Contrast Security
  • Couchbase
  • Coupa (IPO)
  • Diamanti
  • Facebook (IPO)
  • Gigster
  • Handshake
  • HashiCorp
  • Homestead Technologies (acquired by Intuit)
  • InfluxData
  • InQuira (acquired by Oracle)
  • Lithium (acquired by Vista Equity Partners)
  • LiveRamp (acquired by Acxiom)
  • Looker
  • LucidWorks
  • MapR
  • Marketo (IPO)
  • Onelogin
  • Paxata
  • Proofpoint (IPO)
  • Qubole
  • Swrve
  • Sysdig
  • Top Hat Monacle
  • Topia