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Mary Meeker

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Partner
Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers (Menlo Park)

Biography

Mary Meeker joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2010, where she focuses on Internet-related investments. Mary previously served as a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley where she led the Firm's global technology research team and covered Internet and consumer software companies. She has an impressive track record of understanding emerging technology trends and companies and was an early and consistent believer in opportunities related to the development of the Internet. She was one of the early Wall Street analysts to cover Apple, Microsoft, Dell, Adobe, Intuit, Electronic Arts, AOL, Netscape, Yahoo!, Amazon.com, VeriSign, eBay, Google and Alibaba. Mary joined Morgan Stanley in 1991. Previously, she was a technology research analyst at Cowen and at Salomon Brothers.

Mary is co-author of the industry-defining books, The Internet Report (1995) and The Internet Advertising Report (1996) and co-author of The Internet Retailing Report (1997), The Online Classified Advertising Report: It's About Search / Find / Obtain (SFO) (2002), The China Internet Report (2004), The Mobile Internet Report (2009) and The Technology IPO Yearbook. All in, hundreds of thousands of copies of these reports are in circulation.

Education

Mary attended DePauw University where she earned Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Letters degrees and she received a MBA from Cornell University.