Kevin McClave

Managing Director
Melvin Enterprise Group
San Diego, CA

(IBEAR 30)

Kevin McClave has been doing business throughout the Asia Pacific region for the past 25 years. He has led sales and operations teams for Western companies in China and Japan, and helped setup manufacturing and fulfillment hubs for some of the world’s leading consumer technology brands. His consultancy, Melvin Enterprise Group, works with venture-backed brands and private equity to optimize global supply chains, value manufacturing-based acquisitions, expand distribution, manage enterprise deals, and take emerging products to market.

Brands Kevin has worked with include Apple, Beats by Dre, Bose, Dell, GoPro, House of Marley, HP, Mophie, NTT-DoCoMo, Rebellion Developments, Sony, Softdesk, and a host of start-ups. Kevin has also been involved in multiple successful Kickstarter campaigns, and dabbles in digital media assets (ask him about his YouTube channel).

Kevin holds a BA from UC San Diego, an MBA from USC (IBEAR 30), and also studied at Sophia University in Tokyo. He is passionate about travel, cross-cultural communication, language, universal human nature, regional markets, street food, and alternative burial movements. You can connect with him at www.linkedin.com/in/kdmcclave.