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Kevin Compton

Kevin Compton joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1990. Since joining KPCB, Kevin’s investments have focused on enterprise software and the telecommunications industry. Kevin currently serves on the Board of Directors of two public companies, Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS) and VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN).

Kevin also serves on several private company boards, including KnowNow, Intersperse, Kodiak Networks, and XenSource.

Other investments he has led for the partnership include Audible, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADBL), Cable Services Group (NASDAQ:CSGS), Global Village (NASDAQ:GVIL), Mobile Telecommunications Corporation (SkyTel) (NASDAQ:MTEL), ONI Systems (NASDAQ:ONIS), Volterra (NASDAQ:VLTR), and Active Software, acquired by WebMethods (NASDAQ:WEBM).

Prior to joining KPCB, he was Vice President and General Manager of the Network Systems Team at Businessland (now Siemens). While in this role, the company’s sales increased from under $70 million to over $1.4 billion, and the company was recognized as the number one supplier in worldwide Local Area Networks for three straight years.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
Wannado 2012Angel$450k6
Wealthfront 12/2008Angel$3M7
Automattic 10/2005Series A$1.1M7
Surphace 4/2005Series A$500k9

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