|massachusetts institute of technology, bachelor of science|
|harvard business school, MBA|
Aileen Lee is founder of Cowboy Ventures, a digital seed-stage focused fund founded in 2012.
She is also a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, which she joined in 1999. Aileen has been the lead or supporting partner working with KPCB-backed companies such as Bloom Energy, Blue Nile (NASDAQ: Nile), Callaway Digital Arts, Friendster (acquired by MOL Global), Good Technology (acquired by MOT), One Kings Lane, Plum District, Rent the Runway, ShopKick, Tellme (Acquired by MSFT), and Zazzle. She was also founding CEO of RMG Networks (formerly Danoo) the leading digital out-of-home media network backed by KPCB and DAG.
Prior to joining KPCB, Aileen worked at Gap Inc. in various operating roles. She has also worked for Odwalla and for The North Face in brand and product marketing. Aileen began her career at Morgan Stanley in technology mergers & acquisitions.
She has a Bachelor of Science from MIT and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.