Eric Feng rejoined Kleiner Perkins in 2015 and focuses on consumer Internet investments and incubations. Eric was previously with the firm in 2010, where he worked across the sustainability and digital practices and was Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore.
Prior to Kleiner Perkins, Eric was the chief technology officer at Kleiner Perkins portfolio company Flipboard, a personal magazine application for mobile devices with more than 100MM users worldwide that has raised more than $200MM in funding. At Flipboard, Eric led the global engineering team as well as strategic partnerships and company strategy, including financings and M&A. Eric also incubated Erly while at Kleiner Perkins, a social platform for organizing and sharing personal content funded by Kleiner Perkins (acquired in 2012).
Before joining Kleiner Perkins, Eric was the founding CTO and head of product at Hulu, a joint venture of NBC Universal, News Corp. and The Walt Disney Company. Under Eric’s leadership, Hulu.com was recognized as the Associated Press Website of the Year (2008), the PC World Best Product (2008), and the TIME magazine Best Invention (ranked No. 4 in 2008) among other honors. Earlier in his career, Eric’s experiences include leadership roles at Microsoft Research and founding two startups which were both acquired.
Eric earned his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and received the IEC Everitt Award as the top graduating engineering student.