Investing in the Future of Transportation
As many technologies converge to disrupt transportation as we know it, it is becoming clearer that the future will be transformed by the driving forces of autonomous, shared, and electric. Paul Yeh, Partner Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, will discuss how these forces will shape the vehicle industry, how Venture Capital views the future of transportation, and related hardware technologies that investors are excited about.
About Paul: Paul Yeh joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2014 and focuses on the firm's greentech investments. Before joining KPCB, Paul served as Director of Strategy & Business Development at Fisker Automotive, the manufacturer of premium plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. He worked directly with CEO Tom LaSorda (former President and CEO of Chrysler Group) and founder Henrik Fisker in setting the company's short and long-term strategies. Paul has also spent time at Next Autoworks, RBC Capital Markets, Ford Motor Company, McKinsey & Company and Tesla Motors in various roles. Paul earned a B.S. degree in business administration from UC Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Refreshments provided - come promptly. All members of the community are welcome to attend.