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Eric Keller

BS '74

Chief Operating Officer
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Menlo Park, CA)

Biography

Eric Keller joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as Chief Operating Officer in 2008. At KPCB, he brings operational and finance expertise to the firm and the entrepreneurs KPCB backs in green, digital, and life science technologies.

Prior to KPCB, Eric was CEO of Movaris, a private software company providing a suite of financial governance applications, which merged with Trintech Group in early 2008. Previously, Eric served as chief financial officer for application service provider Corio, business communications company Aspect Communications, medical device manufacturer Ventritex and scientific instrument firm Dionex. At these companies, he counseled CEOs regarding business strategy, organizational and operational matters, and developed the teams and processes that enabled the companies to grow.

Education

He holds a BS degree from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

Board Affiliations

Eric currently serves on the board of directors at Shutterfly and, in 2006, was named one of the "100 Most Influential People in Finance" by Treasury & Risk Magazine.