Mamoon Hamid & Tony Conrad (2014)
|Born||1978 (age 39–40) Pakistan|
|Alma mater||Purdue University|
Harvard Business School
|Title||Managing Member and General Partner|
|Website||Profile at KPCB|
Xilinx and USVP
Early in his career he held various business and engineering roles at Xilinx, and he subsequently joined U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) in 2005, where he led early-stage investments in startups such as Yammer and Box.
In 2011, he co-founded the investment firm Social Capital where has led investments in companies such as Intercom, Greenhouse, Netskope, and Front, and he was the first outside investor in the unicorn startup Slack.
Forbes has included him on its Midas List of top tech investors in five consecutive years. He appeared on the Midas List for the first time in 2014 and remains one of its youngest members. In 2017, he ranked No. 76 among the Top 100 VCs by Electronics Weekly and No. 61 among the Top 100 Venture Capitalists named by The New York Times and CB Insights.
As chairman of the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection, Hamid organized a private fundraiser for the institute the day after Executive Order 13769 was signed on January 20, 2017. The event raised $1 million from contributors to "challenge the Trump administration’s most controversial policies in court."
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