Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Randy Komisar joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a partner in 2005. His primary focus at KPCB is on the firm’s digital and green tech practices.
Earlier in his career, he was a co-founder of Claris Corp., served as CEO for LucasArts Entertainment and Crystal Dynamics and acted as a “virtual CEO” for such companies as WebTV and GlobalGiving. Mr. Komisar also served as CFO of GO Corp. and as senior counsel for Apple Computer, following a private practice in technology law.
Mr. Komisar is a founding director of TiVo and serves on the advisory board of Roadtrip Nation, as well as on the global advisory board for the University of California, Santa Barbara, Institute for Energy Efficiency. He is a lecturer on entrepreneurship at Stanford University and the author of the best-selling book The Monk and the Riddle, as well as several articles on leadership and entrepreneurship. He is also the co-author of Getting to Plan B, a book on managing innovation. Mr. Komisar frequently speaks in the United States and abroad on such topics.
Mr. Komisar holds a B.A. degree in economics from Brown University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.