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University of California, Davis (UCD), BA 1981
Western European History/Political Science

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Tony Perkins

Tony Perkins

Tony Perkins is a Venture Partner with DFJ Frontier. He is the creator and former editor-in-chief of Red Herring magazine and the CEO of AlwaysOn, an interactive online network for technology insiders. Perkins co-authored “The Internet Bubble: Inside the Overvalued World of High-Tech Stocks”, a book that foretold the dot-com bust.

Perkins served on President George W. Bush’s Information Technology Advisory Council and he was the founding chairman of the Churchill Club in Palo Alto, California, for which he received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

He has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s Media Leaders group since 1996. Perkins was also founder and CEO of Upside Publishing and Vice President of Business Development at Silicon Valley Bank.

Perkins continues to chronicle the technology world in a regular column for the Wall Street Journal and as television commentator for MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, CNN, CNBC, BBC, and Bloomberg Television.

Tony Perkins graduated from UC Davis with a BA in Western European History/Political Science.

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