Board Members

John Doerr

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

John Doerr is a Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and has served on the Board of Ogin since 2008.  Together with KPCB's partners, John has backed many of America's top entrepreneurial leaders, including: Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Eric Schmidt of Google; Jeff Bezos of Amazon; Andy Bechtolsheim, Scott McNealy, Bill Joy, Vinod Khosla of Sun; and the founders of Compaq, Cypress, Macromedia and Symantec. These ventures have created more than 150,000 new jobs. In 1974, John joined a small chipmaker, Intel, just as they invented the legendary 8080 microprocessor. He worked in engineering, marketing and became a top-ranked sales executive over the course of his time at Intel. John joined KPCB in 1980 and soon started Silicon Compilers, a VLSI CAD software company, and @Home, the first broadband cable Internet service.  John backs exceptional social and policy entrepreneurs and is an avid techie and inventor, holding patents for computer memory devices. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rice University and an MBA from Harvard.