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AIMS Seminar with Vinod Khosla,
Founder of Khosla Ventures and Sun Microsystems


Date: Wednesday November 7, 2012
Time: 6:00-7:30 PM
Venue: Li Ka Shing Center (Medical School), Room LK130

Free event, open to the public

Vinod Khosla is a world-renowned venture capitalist and one of the most influential personalities in Silicon Valley. He co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982, became general partner of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1986, and created Khosla Ventures in 2004. His VC firm based in Menlo Park invests in a broad portfolio of cleantech, healthtech, infotech startups and social ventures such as affordable housing and microfinance. Vinod assists and serves on the board of many technology-based companies. He is also one of the founding members of TiE, a non-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals, as well as the Indian School of Business. Vinod earned a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, M.S. in Biomedical Sciences from Carnegie Mellon, and MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Vinod Khosla will share his views on the traits that characterize successful entrepreneurs and his criteria to make investment decisions in prospecting startups. In addition, current and future technologies that attract venture capital will be highlighted, with a focus on Khosla Ventures portfolio. Finally, Vinod will provide his insight on how science and technology together with venture capital can do more to help advance society.

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