Ann and John Doerr

  • Joined the Giving Pledge: 08/04/2010 - Letter Pending
  • Estimated Net Worth: $4.1 billion
  • Forbes Rank: #369
  • Industry: Investment management; Internet consumer services; Information technology services
  • Born: Ann Doerr - Information not available
    John Doerr - 1951
  • Residence: Woodside, CA

John Doerr is a partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, which has invested in companies including Compaq, Netscape, Symantec, Sun Microsystems,,, Intuit, and Google. He has also joined the Bill Gates-led Breakthrough Energy Coalition. With a BA and MA in Electrical Engineering from Rice University, Ann Doerr has held engineering and management positions at Intel, Silicon Compilers, and Tandem Computers. She serves on the board of Environmental Defense Fund and is chairman of Khan Academy.

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Being a first generation American has many rewards. Among them is having the opportunity to succeed in this free country, and then succeeding enough to have the privilege of knowing that "success unshared is failure."

Ann and John Doerr

Giving Interests

Environment; Medical Research; Higer education; Clean Energy