John Doerr is an American venture capitalist that has an estimated net worth of $3.2 billion as of March 2013. Born L. John Doerr on June 29, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri, he earned his bachelor and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Rice University. He then got his MBA from Harvard University in 1976.
John Doerr Net Worth $3.2 Billion
In 1974, Doerr joined Intel Corporation merely when it was developing the 8080 8-bit microprocessor. Doerr served as an engineer and marketing manager for microcomputers as well as earning the top position as a systems salesperson. In 1980, Doerr joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and has directed venture capital financing for technology firms such as Compaq, Netscape, Symantec, Sun Microsystems, drugstore.com, Amazon.com, Intuit, Macromedia, and Google among others. Doerr has additionally backed some of the very 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, and Mark Pincus of Zynga.
John Doerr was the founding CEO of Silicon Compilers. As a design engineer, he also holds several patents at Monsanto. Among his investment interests range from the net, instruction particularly for kids, and genomics.