|Managing Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Ted Schlein, Managing Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, joined the firm in 1996 with a focus on early stage technology companies in the enterprise software and infrastructure markets; including ventures within the network and consumer security arena.
Ted has led KPCB’s involvement in a number of successful investments, including:
Ted was the founding CEO (and is now Chairman) of Fortify Software, a pioneer in the software security market. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors of 3VR, 41st Parameter, ArcSight. Chegg, Hara Software, Ketera Technologies, IronPlanet, and Verdiem. He also oversees KPCB’s investments in LifeLock and Bit9.
- Corio (CRIO), sold to IBM
- Extensity (EXTN), sold to GEAC
- Internet Security Systems (ISSX), sold to IBM
- Oakley Networks, sold to Raytheon
- ArcSight (ARST), IPO
Prior to joining KPCB, Ted served as VP, Enterprise Solutions at Symantec. Ted led Symantec’s successful move into the software utilities market, and the launch of its commercial anti-virus solution.
Ted is the former Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), former President of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists and currently serves on the Board of Overseers of the Engineering School at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.