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CEO & Co-Founder @
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12 Investments in 11 Companies
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Gideon is currently a General Partner at Khosla Ventures. Previously, Gideon was the Chief Financial Officer of Facebook, where he led the $375 million investment round from Microsoft and Hong-Kong billionaire Li Ka Shing at a record $15 billion valuation. Before that, Gideon was a Partner at Sequoia Capital, and was also the Chief Financial Officer at YouTube where he negotiated its $1.65 billion sale to Google amidst a highly competitive auction for the company.

Prior to YouTube, Gideon was the Treasurer and Senior Vice President of Finance for Yahoo, executing over 30 acquisitions / investments, including Shimon, Alibaba / Taobao, Overture, Haber, Inktomi, Flickr, and del.icio.us and over $5 billion of capital markets transactions, including $750 million in zero coupon / zero yield convertible notes - Yahoo's first financing since its IPO. Prior to Yahoo, Gideon was the Chief Financial Officer of Haber Software (acquired by NeuStar, NYSE: NSR) and held positions at Disney, Shimon, Hilton, and DLJ / CSFB.

Gideon graduated from Stanford University majoring in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management and received his MBA from Harvard Business School. Gideon is also very active philanthropically, likes art, movies, fast cars. Currently serves on the Board of Directors of the UCSF Medical Foundation.

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Treasurer and Senior Vice President of Finance

Board & Advisor Roles (7)

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  • Member of the Advisory Board
  • Senior Advisor
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Advisory Board
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Mar 14, 2010
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Nov, 2009 - Jun 7, 2011
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Oct, 2015$15M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2014$25M / Series CPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$9.95M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$2.7M / VenturePersonal Investment
Oct, 2013$2.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2011$27.5M / Series B (Lead)
Mar, 2010$12M / Series B (Lead)
Jan, 2010undisclosed amount / Debt FinancingPersonal Investment
Nov, 2009$10M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2009$5.75M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2009$5M / Series APersonal Investment
Nov, 2007$10M / Series BPersonal Investment

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