Andrew Popell


Photo by Lauren Matley

Photo by Lauren Matley


Partner, Olive Hill Investment Partners

Andrew Popell is an entrepreneur with 25+ years of business and nonprofit experience. He has been involved in most aspects of business, including: product conception and development, marketing, sales, business development, finance and operations. Andrew is currently a Partner at Olive Hill Investment Partners. Prior to that, he founded several companies, including OQO, creator of the world’s smallest full powered computer, where he was the Chairman, and Keynote Systems (KEYN), where he was the VP of Marketing.

Andrew also founded two nonprofits: Passion for Learning and The Athena Project. He has done a great deal of pro-bono strategic and marketing consulting to Bay Area nonprofits through the HBS Alumni Community Partners (where he was on the steering committee for several years).

Andrew holds an A.B. degree from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He lives in the Bay Area with his wife and two children and enjoys playing soccer, travel and the arts.