Randy Komisar (Digital)

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Randy Komisar joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2005 and focuses on the firm’s digital and sustainability practices.

Earlier in his career, he was a co-founder of Claris Corp., served as CEO for LucasArts Entertainment and Crystal Dynamics, and acted as a “virtual CEO” for such companies as WebTV and GlobalGiving. Randy also served as CFO of GO Corp. and as senior counsel for Apple Computer, following a private practice in technology law.

Randy is a founding director of TiVo and serves on the advisory board of Roadtrip Nation, as well as on the global advisory board for the University of California, Santa Barbara, Institute for Energy Efficiency. He is a lecturer on entrepreneurship at Stanford University and the author of the best-selling book The Monk and the Riddle, as well as several articles on leadership and entrepreneurship. He is also the co-author of Getting to Plan B, a book on managing innovation. Randy frequently speaks in the United States and abroad on such topics. Randy holds a B.A. degree in economics from Brown University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Other Resources

  1. Mastering the Pivot [Bloomberg]
  2. The Key to Innovation? Asking the Right Questions [Churchill Club]
  3. Artisanal Manufacturing Creating Jobs to Produce Things in America Again
  4. Entrepreneurial Management 101

Companies

Public / Acquired / Merged