Rich Miner

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Rich Miner is an investment partner on the Google Ventures team.[1] Miner joined the Google Ventures team in March, 2009 and is based out of Cambridge, MA. Before joining Google Ventures, Miner was a former co-founder of Android, Inc., origin of the Android mobile operating system and was an executive on the Android team after its acquisition by Google.[2] Miner also co-founded Wildfire Communications,[3] a voice communications startup that was sold to Orange in April 2000.[4] He has a doctorate in computer science from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.[5]


  1. ^ "Google's Newest Venture". 20 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Q&A with Rich Miner". 6 November 2007. 
  3. ^ Michalski, Jerry (October 19, 1994). "Platforms for Communication". Release 1.0. Retrieved Oct 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ Kirsner, Scott (7 September 2007). "Introducing the Google Phone". The Boston Globe. 
  5. ^ "Google Ventures - Bios". Google Ventures. 2009. Retrieved 4 April 2010.