Mackey Craven


Mackey is a Partner at OpenView focusing on enterprise infrastructure and data driven application software.

Prior to joining OpenView, Mackey was an Associate at Bessemer Venture Partners focusing on investments in cloud computing, consumer Internet, and data infrastructure. At Bessemer, Mackey was a Board Observer at Twitch (acquired by Amazon), Xtime (acquired by Cox Automotive), and Apperian, and was involved with Bessemer’s investments in Infinio, Liazon (acquired by Towers Watson), Zapier, and Intigua.

He began his career in research and teaching positions at the Sloan School of Management and in the Departments of Physics and Biology at MIT, where he co-founded BioVolt, a company focused on designing low-cost microbial fuel cells for use in the developing world. He has also served as an independent scientific consultant to Continuum Energy Technologies and analyzed PIPE and SPAC opportunities for Hudson Bay Capital Management.

Get to Know Mackey

Mackey is an avid wildlife photographer and helped recover four escaped wallabies from the Wildlife Conservation Society. While at MIT, he discovered a new type of bacteriophage and was a founding editor of the MIT Entrepreneurship Review.

At age 15, Mackey took on his first job as assistant keeper at the Bronx Zoo.

What Does OpenView Mean to You?

Humans spend more waking hours working than doing anything else over the course of a lifetime. We are focused on partnering with entrepreneurs who are trying to improve the human condition through technology where we need it most: at work.