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Note: a large turnout is expected. An RSVP does not guarantee admission--admission is subject to room capacity. We suggest arriving on the earlier side of things to avoid disappointment.
TechFire presents a fireside chat with
Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers
A partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers (KPCB), one of the most prominent venture capital firms in Silicon Valley, Eric also has deep ties with the Los Angeles tech community, having served as the founding CTO of Hulu. Eric is also the former CTO of Flipboard, and previously at Kleiner Perkins was technical advisor and Chief of Staff to former Vice President Al Gore.
We're extremely honored to have Eric Feng joining us from Silicon Valley, and to have Google hosting us, and as this may be TechFire's last event in the Westside (at least for a while), don't miss out on joining us for what's sure to be a memorable event.
Special thanks to Google for generously hosting the the event, and for all they do for the LA tech community!
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 at Google LA
320 Hampton Drive, Venice CA 90291. The event will be at Google's The Doors event venue. Note: parking is extremely limited (see below).
Reception: 11:15 am - 12 noon
Fireside Chat: 12 noon - 1 pm
IMPORTANT: TechFire strongly urges you to arrive via Uber or Lyft (or by bike, carpool, or walking) -- parking is extremely limited in the area, and we must request that you avoid parking on the street in the neighborhood. A list of parking lots in the area is below. (Please do not attempt to park at the Google office--the Google lots are reserved for employees only during business hours.)
Eric Feng is a partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers (KPCB), long regarded as Silicon Valley's most prominent venture capital firm. Eric also has deep ties with the Los Angeles tech community, having served as the founding CTO of Hulu.
He originally joined Kleiner Perkins in 2010, where working across the sustainability and digital practices and serving as Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore. He rejoined Kleiner Perkins in 2015 and in his capacity as partner focuses on consumer Internet investments and incubations.
Previously, Eric was the chief technology officer at Flipboard (a KPCB portfolio company, 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 KPCB, a social platform for organizing and sharing personal content funded by KPCB (acquired in 2012).
Before joining KPCB, 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.
Again, as noted above, in order to be good guests for Google and the local neighborhood, TechFire must ask that you avoid driving if possible (please consider Uberl/Lyft/biking/walking), or if you do drive, please keep street parking available for the local community. Use one of the off-site parking lots in the area, and plan to allow extra time for parking and then walking to the venue. Full directions with a list of parking lots will be emailed to registrants before the event, but some of the larger capacity lots nearby are:
- 1 Rose Ave, Venice
- 110 Navy St, Venice
- 2600 Barnard Way, Santa Monica (huge lot with ample parking, but a longer walk)
- See ParkMe for more parking options.
Thank you, and we look forward to having you join us!
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