A fireside chat with John Doerr

Channel: PandoDaily   |   2013/05/25
Play Video
1
A fireside chat with John Doerr
A fireside chat with John Doerr
::2013/05/25::
Play Video
2
The Long View With John Doerr | Disrupt SF 2013
The Long View With John Doerr | Disrupt SF 2013
::2013/09/11::
Play Video
3
John Doerr: 700 Investments, 192 IPOs, 375,000+ Jobs Created
John Doerr: 700 Investments, 192 IPOs, 375,000+ Jobs Created
::2013/03/13::
Play Video
4
NewSchools Summit 2011: John Doerr and Mark Zuckerberg on innovation and education
NewSchools Summit 2011: John Doerr and Mark Zuckerberg on innovation and education
::2011/05/25::
Play Video
5
John Doerr General Partner Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers - Brainstorm Tech 2013
John Doerr General Partner Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers - Brainstorm Tech 2013
::2013/07/23::
Play Video
6
Education 2.0: John Doerr Interviews Khan Academy Founder Sal Khan - Aspen Institute
Education 2.0: John Doerr Interviews Khan Academy Founder Sal Khan - Aspen Institute
::2013/09/19::
Play Video
7
John Doerr: What To Look For When Joining a Company
John Doerr: What To Look For When Joining a Company
::2013/04/24::
Play Video
8
John Doerr On The Business Of Venture Capital
John Doerr On The Business Of Venture Capital
::2013/05/08::
Play Video
9
John Doerr Takes on Clean Tech Critics
John Doerr Takes on Clean Tech Critics
::2013/05/08::
Play Video
10
John Doerr: Entrepreneurs Are Missionaries
John Doerr: Entrepreneurs Are Missionaries
::2009/07/27::
Play Video
11
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on Google Glass
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on Google Glass
::2013/05/24::
Play Video
12
What It Takes to Be a Remarkable Leader: John Doerr, Venture Capitalist
What It Takes to Be a Remarkable Leader: John Doerr, Venture Capitalist
::2009/11/25::
Play Video
13
John Doerr(Kleiner Perkins) -  Entrepreneurs are Missionaries
John Doerr(Kleiner Perkins) - Entrepreneurs are Missionaries
::2010/10/28::
Play Video
14
Web 2.0 Summit 08: John Heilemann (New York Magazine), John Doerr (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers)
Web 2.0 Summit 08: John Heilemann (New York Magazine), John Doerr (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers)
::2008/11/07::
Play Video
15
John Doerr: Customers and the Competition
John Doerr: Customers and the Competition
::2013/05/16::
Play Video
16
PandoMonthly: John Doerr
PandoMonthly: John Doerr's lessons from Amazon
::2013/05/24::
Play Video
17
John Doerr: Seeking salvation and profit in greentech
John Doerr: Seeking salvation and profit in greentech
::2007/05/30::
Play Video
18
Zynga board member John Doerr on Mark Pincus
Zynga board member John Doerr on Mark Pincus
::2014/03/25::
Play Video
19
John Doerr: Disruptive Technologies
John Doerr: Disruptive Technologies
::2008/05/29::
Play Video
20
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on Silicon Valley, then vs now
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on Silicon Valley, then vs now
::2013/05/24::
Play Video
21
Kleiner Perkins
Kleiner Perkins' John Doerr: Sugar is the new oil
::2012/08/23::
Play Video
22
John Doerr reveals Twitter
John Doerr reveals Twitter's Leonardo da Vinci
::2013/11/07::
Play Video
23
John Doerr - The Energy Future
John Doerr - The Energy Future
::2012/03/19::
Play Video
24
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on what went wrong with Segway
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on what went wrong with Segway
::2013/05/24::
Play Video
25
Marc Andreessen, John Doerr, and others share who they
Marc Andreessen, John Doerr, and others share who they're thankful for
::2014/03/25::
Play Video
26
Charlie Rose interviews John Doerr at TechCrunch Disrupt.mov
Charlie Rose interviews John Doerr at TechCrunch Disrupt.mov
::2010/05/25::
Play Video
27
AEIC Member, John Doerr
AEIC Member, John Doerr
::2010/06/10::
Play Video
28
Elon Musk, Marc Andreessen, and John Doerr on the future of clean tech
Elon Musk, Marc Andreessen, and John Doerr on the future of clean tech
::2014/03/25::
Play Video
29
PandoMonthly: Can Microsoft become the "fifth horseman" of tech? John Doerr weighs in
PandoMonthly: Can Microsoft become the "fifth horseman" of tech? John Doerr weighs in
::2013/05/24::
Play Video
30
John Doerr-Disruptive Technologies
John Doerr-Disruptive Technologies
::2013/08/28::
Play Video
31
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on why he bet big on cleantech
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on why he bet big on cleantech
::2013/05/24::
Play Video
32
Renmatix -- Kleiner Perkin
Renmatix -- Kleiner Perkin's John Doerr leads bioindustry panel with Amyris, DuPont and DOE
::2012/08/28::
Play Video
33
John Doerr at the 2007 TED Talks
John Doerr at the 2007 TED Talks
::2007/10/07::
Play Video
34
John Doerr-The Past, Present and Future of Google
John Doerr-The Past, Present and Future of Google
::2013/08/28::
Play Video
35
John Doerr Discusses The NSA | Disrupt SF 2013
John Doerr Discusses The NSA | Disrupt SF 2013
::2013/09/11::
Play Video
36
John Doerr (Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers) talks support for clean energy action
John Doerr (Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers) talks support for clean energy action
::2009/10/08::
Play Video
37
MG Siegler & John Doerr
MG Siegler & John Doerr
::2012/02/17::
Play Video
38
John Doerr and Bing Gordon Backstage at Disrupt
John Doerr and Bing Gordon Backstage at Disrupt
::2010/10/01::
Play Video
39
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on how VCs have changed over the years
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on how VCs have changed over the years
::2014/03/25::
Play Video
40
John Doerr cries
John Doerr cries
::2007/06/02::
Play Video
41
John Doerr Gives the 2007 Commencement Address at Rice University
John Doerr Gives the 2007 Commencement Address at Rice University
::2010/05/27::
Play Video
42
KPCB
KPCB's John Doerr and Sarah Lacy
::2014/03/25::
Play Video
43
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on how Twitter can become the "fifth horseman" of tech
PandoMonthly: John Doerr on how Twitter can become the "fifth horseman" of tech
::2013/05/24::
Play Video
44
John Doerr - How to Negotiate Valuations
John Doerr - How to Negotiate Valuations
::2010/08/23::
Play Video
45
US Missing Out on Green Energy Profits? - John Doerr
US Missing Out on Green Energy Profits? - John Doerr
::2009/12/08::
Play Video
46
John Doerr-How to Negotiate Valuations
John Doerr-How to Negotiate Valuations
::2013/08/28::
Play Video
47
John Doerr-The Impact of Social Entrepreneurship
John Doerr-The Impact of Social Entrepreneurship
::2013/08/28::
Play Video
48
John Doerr-Helping Teams Work Together
John Doerr-Helping Teams Work Together
::2013/08/28::
Play Video
49
John Doerr-Distinguished Ventures
John Doerr-Distinguished Ventures
::2013/08/28::
Play Video
50
John Doerr-How To Be a Venture Capitalist
John Doerr-How To Be a Venture Capitalist
::2013/08/28::
NEXT >>
RESULTS [51 .. 101]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
John Doerr
John Doerr.jpg
Doerr speaking at TED in 2007
Born (1951-06-29) June 29, 1951 (age 62)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Alma mater Rice University
Harvard Business School
Occupation Venture capitalist
Employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Net worth Increase US$2.7 billion (2013)[1]
Spouse(s) Ann Howland Doerr; 2 children

L. John Doerr (born June 29, 1951) is an American venture capitalist at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in Menlo Park, California, in Silicon Valley. In February 2009, Doerr was appointed a member of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board to provide the President and his administration with advice and counsel in trying to fix America's economic downturn.[2] As of March 2013, Forbes ranked Doerr as the 527th richest person in the world, with a net worth of US $2.7 billion.[1]

Early life[edit]

Doerr was born in St. Louis, Missouri. One of five siblings, Doerr graduated from Chaminade College Preparatory School in St. Louis. He obtained a bachelor of science and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Rice University and an MBA from Harvard University in 1976.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Doerr joined Intel Corporation in 1974 just as the firm was developing the 8080 8-bit microprocessor. He eventually became one of Intel's most successful salespeople. He also holds several patents for memory devices.[citation needed]

He joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1980 and since then, has directed venture capital funding to some of the most successful technology companies in the world including Compaq, Netscape, Symantec, Sun Microsystems, drugstore.com, Amazon.com, Intuit, Macromedia and Google[3] and others.

Doerr has backed some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, including Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt of Google; Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Scott Cook and Bill Campbell of Intuit. He also backed Mark Pincus of Zynga.

Venture funding[edit]

He currently serves on the boards of Zynga, Google, Amyris Biotech, Bloom Energy, Coursera, Essence Healthcare, Flipboard, FloDesign Wind Turbines, iControl, mCube, MyFitnessPal, Remind101, Renmatix and Quantumscape. Doerr led Kleiner Perkins's $150M investment in Twitter.[4][5]

Doerr co-founded and serves on the board of the New Schools Venture Fund, an education reform and charter public schools fund. And on TechNet, a policy network of high tech CEOs advocating education and litigation reform, and policies for the innovation economy. Doerr co-chaired California's Proposition 39 which lowered the threshold to approved school bonds, and Proposition 71 which created $3 billion funding for California research into stem cell therapies. He serves on the board of Bono's ONE campaign to fight global poverty, particularly disease in Africa. His success in venture capital has garnered national attention; he has been and is currently listed on Forbes magazine's exclusive "Midas List" and is widely regarded as one of the top technology venture capitalists in the world.[citation needed]

Forbes magazine estimates his net worth to be well over $1 billion. Doerr is a high profile supporter of the Democratic Party in Silicon Valley. Through the TechNet (lobbying organization) he helped found, he has devoted much time and money towards impacting legislation beneficial to the technology industry.[citation needed]

Doerr advocates innovation in clean energy technologies to combat climate change, and has written and testified on the topic. In a 2007 TED conference he cited his daughter's remark: "your generation created this problem, you better fix it" as a call to fight global warming.[6]

In 2008 he announced with Steve Jobs the Kleiner Perkins $100 million iFund, declaring the iPhone "more important than the personal computer" because "it knows who you are" and "where you are." In April 2010, he along with another iFund members announced an increase in iFund's value by another $100 million, making iFund the worlds biggest investment pool in cell phone application industry.[7]

He had also funded the initial investments in Bloom Energy Inc.

Economic Recovery Advisory Board[edit]

In February, 2009, Doerr was appointed as a member to the USA Economic Recovery Advisory Board by President Barack Obama to provide the President and his administration with advice and counsel in fixing America's economic downturn.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Doerr is married to Ann Howland Doerr. They live in Woodside, California with their children.

Recognition[edit]

Awards[edit]

In 1997, Doerr was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Rice University for his accomplishments in business.[9]

In 2009, Doerr was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.[10][11][12]

In 2010, Doerr was inducted into the California Hall of Fame.

Politics[edit]

In April 2013, a lobbying group called FWD.us (aimed at lobbying for immigration reform and improvements to education) was launched, with John Doerr listed as one of the founders.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "L. John Doerr profile". Forbes. March 9, 2011. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  2. ^ "Los Angeles Times article Who's Who on new economic advisory board". Los Angeles Times. February 6, 2009. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  3. ^ Kaplan, Jerry (orig.: 1994; paperback: 1996). Startup : a Silicon Valley adventure. Bridgewater, NJ: Penguin Books. pp. 301–302. ISBN 0 14 02.5731 4 Check |isbn= value (help). Retrieved June 13, 2010. "The careful reader will notice that I was not present for several scenes in the latter part of the book. To reconstruct these episodes, I relied on the taped recollections of as many of the participants as possible. I am deeply indebted to several people – especially Robert Carr, Bill Campbell, Randy Komisar, and John Doerr – who gave freely of their time to describe these scenes." 
  4. ^ "Kleiner Perkins investment in Twitter". Retrieved July 11, 2012. 
  5. ^ Hagan, Joe (October 2, 2011). "Tweet Science". New York Magazine. Retrieved October 9, 2011. 
  6. ^ "John Doerr sees salvation and profit in greentech". TED. 
  7. ^ John Doerr: The Next Big Thing. TechCrunch (2010-04-05). Retrieved on 2013-07-18.
  8. ^ John Doerr sees salvation and profit in greentech | Video on. Ted.com. Retrieved on 2013-07-18.
  9. ^ {{cite web|url=http://alumni.rice.edu/awards_distalumni.html}}
  10. ^ "American Academy Announces 2009 Class of Fellows and Foreign Honorary Members". American Academy of Arts & Sciences. April 20, 2009. Retrieved May 1, 2009. 
  11. ^ "[American Academy of Arts & Sciences] NEWLY ELECTED MEMBERS, APRIL 2009". American Academy of Arts & Sciences. p. 3. Retrieved May 1, 2009.  (see also the 4th entry on page 10 of the AAAS New members list for April 2009 sorted by field)
  12. ^ "Rice Professor Naomi Halas, alums John Doerr and Karen Davis elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences". Rice University. April 23, 2009. Retrieved April 25, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Our supporters". FWD.us. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 

External links[edit]

Wikipedia content is licensed under the GFDL License

Mashpedia enables any individual or company to promote their own Youtube-hosted videos or Youtube Channels, offering a simple and effective plan to get them in front of our engaged audience.

Want to learn more? Please contact us at: hello@mashpedia.com

Powered by YouTube
LEGAL
  • Mashpedia © 2014