Keith is a senior investment partner at Khosla Ventures. His focus at the firm includes consumer Internet, education, enterprise, financial services and digital health. Since joining KV, he’s led investments in Stripe, Timeful, HealthTap and Piazza, among many others. He also started real estate startup, OpenDoor, which aims to transform the process of selling a home through technology.
Keith has a unique and unparalleled track record as an entrepreneur, executive and investor. Over the last decade, he has forged several of the most important new social and commerce platforms. Keith began his career in the industry as a senior executive at PayPal [NASDAQ: PYPL, later acquired by EBAY] and subsequently served in influential roles at LinkedIn [NYSE: LNKD] and as chief operating officer of Square.
As a board member, Keith guided Yelp [NYSE: YELP] and Xoom [NASDAQ: XOOM] from inception to successful initial public offerings. Simultaneously, he also invested in other like-minded entrepreneurs with early stakes in YouTube [acquired by GOOG], Yammer [acquired by MSFT], Palantir, Lyft, AirBnB, Eventbrite and Quora.
Earlier in his career, Keith was a litigator at the preeminent Wall Street law firm Sullivan and Cromwell, after clerking for the United States Court of Appeals for the fifth circuit.
Keith holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stanford University and a juris doctor degree with honors from Harvard University.
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Aug 25, 2010 - Feb, 2013
EVP of Strategy & Business Development
May, 2007 - Aug, 2010
VP, Business Development & Corporate Development
Jan, 2005 - Apr, 2007
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Nov, 2000 - Nov, 2002
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Feb, 2000 - Nov, 2000
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