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Monday, February 26, 2007

Randy Komisar, Partner KPCB

Randy Komisar is currently a partner at Venture Capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers. Previously, he started and ran some of Silicon Valley's most successful companies including TiVO, Lucas Arts and Claris Corp.

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Randy Komisar is a partner at famous VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Ealier, he was a co-founder of Claris Corporation, served as CEO for LucasArts Entertainment and Crystal Dynamics, and acted as a "virtual CEO" for many companies, including WebTV and TiVO. Earlier, Randy served as CFO of GO Corporation and Senior Counsel for Apple Computer, following a private practice in Technology Law.

Randy holds a BA in Economics from Brown University and a JD from Harvard Law School. He is a Consulting Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and author of the best-selling book The Monk and the Riddle.

Check out this video of Randy talking about how to approach and work with venture capitalists:

To view the other videos from the interview click here.

- Matt.


Anonymous said...

Wow. Phenomenal podcast, guys.

Great insight into the KPCB process, what entrepreneurship actually means, where the market is heading, and even the iPhone.

Feels like a tag team Charlie Rose episode on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Keep it up!

Anonymous said...

Great conversation, and nice setting for the interview. Keep up the good work guys :)

James Rick Stinson said...

Great video and site-- did he explain how you get 'THE REFERENCE' for example, how'd you connect with Randy Komisar for a sit down?

- James Rick