|Stanford University, Bachelor||1993|
Joe Kraus is a partner at Google Ventures, Google’s private market investment arm. His primary focus areas are: mobile internet, payment and financing services, gaming and local services. Previously Joe was a Director of Product Management at Google.
Before joining Google he co-founded Excite, JotSpot, and DigitalConsumer.org. After the acquisition of Jotspot by Google in 2006, Kraus worked on OpenSocial, Google’s effort to develop API standards for social networking platforms.
Joe graduated from Stanford University in 1993 with a BA in Political Science.