John is an engineer, acclaimed venture capitalist, and the chairman of Kleiner Perkins. For more than 40 years, John has served entrepreneurs with ingenuity and optimism, bringing ideas worth spreading to disruptive leaders and teams.
John was an original investor and board member at Google and Amazon, helping to create over a million jobs and the world’s most valuable companies. He’s passionate about helping entrepreneurs reimagine the future, from health care transformation to machine learning. Outside of Kleiner Perkins, John works with social entrepreneurs for change in climate crisis, public education, and global poverty.
In 2018, John authored Measure What Matters, a handbook for setting and achieving audacious goals. Through his book and platform, WhatMatters.com, he shares valuable stories and lessons from innovators.