John Doerr

Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

John Doerr

John Doerr

Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC
TechNet
NewSchools Venture Fund

RelSci Relationships

10426

Primary Location

Woodside, CA, United States

Number of Boards

53

Birthday

1951 - St. Louis, MO, United States

Age

69

Number of Awards

24

Estimated Net Worth

$5.2B

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General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Essence Group Holdings Corp.

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Co-Founder at Bloom Energy Corp.

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Co-Founder at The Schmidt Family Foundation

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Co-Founder at Alphabet, Inc.

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Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Co-Founder at Flipboard, Inc.

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Former Vice President at Office of the Vice President Under Bill Clinton

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Founder at Tugboat Venture Management LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Google, Inc.

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John Doerr
Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC
Family Members
Spouse
Former Senior Professional at Intel Corp.

Education
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Memberships
Founder
2013 - Current

FWD.us is an organization started by key leaders in the tech community to promote policies to keep the United States and its citizens competitive in a global economy—including comprehensive immigration reform and education reform.

Member
Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Member
Current

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Career History
Chairman & Founder
1972 - Current

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) focuses on investments in the life sciences, biodefense, green technology, information technology and companies with new technologies related to the iPhone and iPod touchpad platform.The firm's information technology investments focus on the consumer, enterprise, semiconductors, security and communications industries. They invest primarily in early-stage ventures that are incubating new companies with proven entrepreneurs and good ideas.KPCB's life sciences investments include medical devices, drugs, vaccines, personalized medicine, diagnostics and healthcare information technology and services. Their pandemic and biodefense investment initiative focuses on investments in companies with innovations in disease surveillance, rapid diagnostics, new vaccine technology, portable and less expensive manufacturing of vaccines and new antiviral drugs.The firm's iFund invests in market-changing ideas and products that extend the iPhone and iPod touch platform. The Fund invests across all sizes and stages. KPCB targets investments in companies that are developing applications, services and components. Their specific areas of interest include: location-based services, social networking, eCommerce (including advertising and payments), communication and entertainment.

Co-Founder
Current

TechNet was founded in 1997 by high-tech’s leading CEOs to create a network of the nation’s strongest voices in the industry to unite with both federal and state leaders in helping to shape the public policies that impact the technology industries. TechNet continues to actively promote policies that strengthen the nation’s innovation-driven global competitiveness as well as create private sector initiatives that will ensure U.S. competitiveness and economic leadership. TechNet’s mission is to serve as the voice and advocate of the innovation economy by uniting CEOs and Senior Executives with leading policy makers in a bipartisan effort to sustain and advance America’s global leadership in technology and innovation.

Principal
Current

The mission of the American Energy Innovation Council is to foster strong economic growth, create jobs in new industries, and reestablish America’s energy technology leadership through robust, public investments in the development of clean energy technologies.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Board Member
Current
Member, Board of Directors
2012 - Prior
Member, Board of Trustees
Prior
Political Donations
$2,800
2019
$2,700
2018
$2,700
2018
Investments
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MissionU PBC develops online tutorials. It specializes students in higher education to get a better job. The company was founded by Adam Braun and Mike Adams in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Atrium Legal Technology Services, Inc. develops software for law firm. The firm provides advises on corporate legal needs, equity financing events, contracts and blockchain-specific needs. The company was founded by Justin Kan, Nicholas Cortes, Bebe Chueh, Chris Smoak and Christopher Augustine Rakow and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Nuna, Inc. develops health technology system. The company was founded by Jini Kim and David Chen in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Advisors
Legal Advisor

Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Awards & Honors
Rank #303
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #369
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #135
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
Speaker
Aspen, CO, United States
2013 Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Fortune Brainstorm TECH is a marketplace of ideas that assembles the smartest people we know — the world’s top technology and media thinkers, operators, entrepreneurs, innovators, and influencers. These leaders inspire a conversation that informs Fortune’s editorial coverage throughout the year.

Speaker
Aspen Meadows Resort-Aspen, CO
2013 Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Fortune Brainstorm TECH is a marketplace of ideas that assembles the smartest people we know — the world’s top technology and media thinkers, operators, entrepreneurs, innovators, and influencers. These leaders inspire a conversation that informs Fortune’s editorial coverage throughout the year.

Speaker
Aspen, CO, United States
2010 Aspen Ideas Festival

Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, continues to broaden its reach and engage with more people than ever before on ideas that matter. A major focus throughout the Festival, which opens today, is increasing live and on-demand video opportunities for online viewers around the world.

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