Kevin Taweel is the co-founder and CEO of Asurion, the world’s largest provider of technology protection services.
Since co-founding Asurion in 1994, the company has grown from 40 to 10,000 employees, becoming the world’s largest provider of technology protection services and partnering with the world’s top companies and brands while serving over 200 million customers. Previously, Taweel was chairman and president of investment firm Mill River Corporation and worked in mergers and acquisitions for Salomon Brothers. Taweel and his Asurion cofounder received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2001.
Taweel is a faculty member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he teaches entrepreneurship courses in the MBA program, from which he graduated in 1992. He is also a member of the school's advisory council and has served on its management board.
Taweel received a bachelor`s degree in mechanical engineering from McGill University. He serves on the board of directors for ResponseLink, a provider of medical alert systems and the board of trustees for the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).