Person Overview

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Primary:
Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Past:
Board Member at Amazon, Board Member at Sun Microsystems, See All (5)
Education:
Rice University, Rice University, Harvard Business School

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John Doerr is a general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Since joining KPCB in 1980, John and his partners have backed some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, including Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt of Google; Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Scott Cook and Bill Campbell of Intuit; and Mark Pincus of Zynga. John’s passion is helping entrepreneurs create the "Next Big Thing" in mobile and social networks, greentech innovation, education and economic development. Ventures sponsored by John have created more than 200,000 new jobs.

John serves on boards in the areas of Internet technologies and greentech, including Amyris, Bloom Energy, Coursera, Essence Healthcare, Flipboard, FloDesign Wind Turbines, Google, iControl, mCube, Quantumscape, Renmatix, Upthere and Zynga. He also led KPCB's investment in Twitter.

John’s technology career began in 1974 at Intel, just as the chipmaker was... See More

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