Kevin S. Tice

Founder & CEO, Apex Ski Boots
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Kevin Tice is the former vice chairman of technology-investment banking practice based in New York. Prior to this role, Tice was the co-head of Merrill Lynch’s Americas Technology Investment Banking from 2005-2007. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, he was head of global corporate finance for technology investment banking at Credit Suisse First Boston. He was also a member of CSFB’s Investment Banking Commitment Committee – the Committee that approves all public and private financings undertaken by the Firm. 

Tice has over 19 years of investment banking experience, with over 16 years experience in the technology industry. During his career, Tice has completed over 100 transactions from IPOs, follow-on offerings, high yield debt, high grade debt, convertible financings and mergers and acquisitions. He has been involved with many leading technology companies including AT&T, BladeLogic, EMC, Flextronics, RFID, SafeNet, and WNS. 

Tice began his investment banking career at Salomon Brothers in 1989 as an associate in the corporate finance department. He was a member of Salomon Brothers’ mergers and acquisition group from 1989 to 1992, before joining Salomon’s technology group in 1992. In 2000, Tice joined the technology group at Credit Suisse First Boston.

Tice received his MBA from the Stern School at New York University and a Bachelor of Science from Colorado State University. He lives in Rye, New York, with his wife and three children.