John Doerr is an engineer, acclaimed venture capitalist, and the chairman of Kleiner Perkins.
For 37 years, John has served entrepreneurs with ingenuity and optimism, helping them build disruptive companies and bold teams. In 2018, he authored Measure What Matters, a handbook for setting and achieving audacious goals. Through his book and platform, WhatMatters.com, he shares valuable lessons from some of the most fearless innovators of our time.
John was an original investor and board member at Google and Amazon, helping to create more than half a million jobs and the world’s second and third most valuable companies. He’s passionate about encouraging leaders to reimagine the future, from transforming healthcare to advancing applications of machine learning. Outside of Kleiner Perkins, John works with social entrepreneurs for change in public education, the climate crisis, and global poverty. John serves on the board of the Obama Center and ONE.org.
For the past 20 years Kip McClanahan has worked in IT security, networking, media communications and software industries. He served as both CEO and board member to both public and private companies. He has founded or held leadership roles in companies including BroadJump (acquired by Motive), TippingPoint (IPO, acquired by 3Com) and NetSpeed (acquired by Cisco). As an operator, he has raised over $100M in capital and his companies have returned nearly $800M in realized gains. Kip graduated from the University of Texas with a BS in Electrical Engineering.
Mike is the managing director of Intel Capital's Consumer Internet Sector and is a voting member of Intel Capital's investment committee. Mike joined Intel Capital in 1999. Prior to Intel Capital, Mike was Vice President and Partner of Orca Capital, a boutique investment banking firm providing corporate financial solutions to Pacific Northwest-based, emerging growth companies. Before that, Mike managed investments at Jones Lang LaSalle, a global provider of diversified real estate and investment management services. Mike is on the board of Betaworks and is a board observer for FlowPlay, iControl, Parade and Spatial Photonics. Mike and his team have invested in and managed exits for Phoenix New Media (IPO on NYSE), OpenFeint (acquired by Gree, Inc.), Oplus (acquired by Intel), Mediabolic (acquired by Macrovision), Fabrik (acquired by Hitachi), Delve (acquired by Limelight) and Transpera (acquired by Tremor Media). Mike has a BA in Quantitative Economics from Stanford University and is a graduate of Harvard Business School's executive program.
American Internet Corporation, ArrowPoint Communications, Beaumaris Networks, C-Port, Carrier IQ, Celerica, DataGravity, M2Z Networks, Nantero, River Delta Networks, SimpliVity, SpiderCloud Wireless, Vanu, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, and WaterCove Networks
AdorStyle, Amazon, Bloom Energy, Coursera, Drugstore.com, Elance, Endforce, Erly, Flipboard, FreeMarkets, Friendster, Friendster (All social networking patents), Good Technology (acquired by Visto), Handspring, Intuit - Outsourced Payroll Business, Lightspan, M2Z Networks, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, MediaNet Digital, MEVIO, MiaSole, Move, MyFitnessPal, Navigenics, Palm, Precept Software, Purkinje, Renmatix, Segway, Spatial Photonics, Tellme Networks, Upthere, WebMD (acquired by Healtheon), and Zazzle
CopperEgg, On Networks, Socialware, UControl, and WP Engine
Betaworks, FlowPlay, Parade Technologies, and Spatial Photonics
Avnera, Betaworks, Fabrik, and FlowPlay