John Doerr

John Doerr
Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers


John Doerr joined Intel in 1974 just as they invented the famous “8080”
8 bit microprocessor. At Intel he held various engineering, marketing
and management assignments, and was one of their top-ranked sales

In 1980 he joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and sponsored a
series of investments including Compaq, Cypress, Intuit, Netscape,
Lotus, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, S3, Sun Microsystems,,
Symantec and Google. He was the founding CEO of Silicon Compilers.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of,,
and Google. The privately-held company boards include Zazzle, Miasole,
Bloom Energy, and Spatial Photonics. He holds patents for computer
memory devices he invented as a design engineer at Monsanto. John’s
interests include the Internet, green/clean technology, biotechnology,
genomics and improving K-12 education.

John Doerr was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He holds Bachelor’s and
Master’s Degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rice University and an
MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.


Point of Control
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Moderated by:
John Heilemann (New York Magazine)
Fred Wilson (Union Square Ventures ), John Doerr (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers)
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