John Doerr

John Doerr6 posts

John Doerr is an American venture capitalist. After leaving Intel he joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a leading venture capital company. He has invested in many leading Internet companies, including Compaq, Macromedia, and Google.

1980

Joins Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Joins Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Directs 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.

1977

Graduates from Harvard

After obtaining a Bachelor of Science and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Rice University, Doerr graduates with an MBA from Harvard University.

1974

Joins Intel

Doerr joins Intel Corporation just as the firm is developing the 8080 8-bit microprocessor. He becomes one of Intel’s most successful salespeople

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