John is an engineer, venture capitalist, the chair of Kleiner Perkins, and the author of the number-one best-seller Measure What Matters and Speed and Scale, an action plan to solve the global climate crisis. For over 40 years, John has served entrepreneurs with ingenuity and optimism, helping them build bold teams and disruptive companies. He was an original investor and board member at Google and Amazon and has helped to create more than a million jobs. A pioneer of Silicon Valley’s cleantech movement, he has invested in zero-emissions technologies since 2006. Outside Kleiner Perkins, John works with social entrepreneurs who are tackling systemic issues across climate, public health, and education.