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Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
1 Investment in 1 Company

Person Details


Ted Schlein is the Board Director at Jive Software.

Ted Schlein, Managing Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, joined the firm in 1996 with a focus on early stage technology companies in the enterprise software and infrastructure markets; including ventures within the network and consumer security arena.

Ted has led KPCB's involvement in a number of successful investments, including Corio (CRIO), sold to IBM, Extensity (EXTN), sold to GEAC, Internet Security Systems (ISSX), sold to IBM, Oakley Networks, sold to Raytheon, Fortify Software, sold to HP, ArcSight (ARST), IPO, sold to HP .

Ted was the founding CEO of Fortify Software, a pioneer in the software security market and now an HP Company. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors of 3VR, 41st Parameter, Chegg, Hara Software, IronPlanet, Jive Software, Reputation Defender and Verdiem. He also oversees KPCB's investments in Endgame Systems, LifeLock and Bit9.

Prior to joining KPCB, Ted served as Vice President, Enterprise Solutions at Symantec. He joined the software company as one of its early employees and played an instrumental role in Symantec's growth and dominance as a global software leader.

Ted led Symantec's successful move into the software utilities market, as well as the launch of its commercial anti-virus solution, an offering that quickly emerged as the industry gold standard.

Ted holds a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

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