Matt Murphy (Digital)

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Matt Murphy joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1999. He focuses on multi-stage investments across mobile and cloud infrastructure technologies. He is either a director or works closely with the management teams of AppDynamics, Apperian, Drawbridge, Datameer, Egnyte, Insidesales.com, PernixData, Puppet Labs, RGB Networks, SessionM, Shazam, shopkick, Simplivity Stoke, and textplus. Previously, Matt was a board observer at Google (from initial investment to IPO), launched the iFund in ’08 (a collaborative initiative with Apple to build the defining applications on the iOS platform), and led KPCB’s investments in AutoNavi (Nasdaq: AMAP, 2010) and Aerohive Networks (Nasdaq: HIVE, 2014). He also served as a director at Pelago (acquired by Groupon in 2011), Ocarina Networks (acquired by Dell in 2010), Dash Navigation (acquired by RIM in 2009) and Peakstream (acquired by Google in 2008).

Before joining KPCB, Matt led product management at semiconductor startup Netboost (acquired by Intel) and worked at Sun Microsystems, where he led business development for the Network Systems Group and was a product line manager for networking platforms. Matt also worked in strategic and technical consulting for a number of years at Booz Allen Hamilton and Accenture.

Matt holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Other Resources ( Show All )

  1. Are Some Companies Trapped by High Valuations?
  2. Kleiner Perkins's Murphy on Corporate Mobile Apps [Bloomberg]
  3. How Many Social Messaging Apps Can Survive? [Bloomberg]
  4. Ask A VC: KPCB's Matt Murphy [TC]
  5. Kleiner Perkins to Invest $200 Million in Enterprise Startups This Year [Bloomberg]

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