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Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla, Indian investment company executive. Named one of 50 Who Matter Now, CNNMoney.com Business 2.0, 2006, Forbes 400: Richest Americans, 2009.

Background

  • Khosla, Vinod was born on January 28, 1955 in New Delhi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, 1976. Master in biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1978. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1980.

    Career

    • Co-founder Daisy Systems. Co-founding Chief Executive Officer Sun Microsystems, 1982—1986. General partner Kleiner, Perkins, Canfield and Byers, Menlo Park, California, since 1986.

      Founder Khosla Ventures, since 2004. Board directors Asera, Centrata, Infinera, Juniper Networks, 1996—2004, QWEST Communications, 1998—2005, Nanotectonica, Redback, Zambeel, Zaplet, eASIC Corporation, since 2004.

    Connections

    • Married; 4 children.
    Vinod Khosla
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    Born January 28, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1976
      Indian Institute of Technology
    • 1978
      Carnegie Mellon University
    • 1980
      Stanford University
    • 1982 - 1986
      co-founding Chief Executive Officer, Sun Microsystems
    • 1986
      general partner, Kleiner
      Perkins, Oklahoma, United States
    • 2004
      founder Khosla Ventures