John Doerr, General Partner Of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Join Zynga As A Board Of Director

Posted on Apr 5 2013 - 8:19pm by Editorial Staff

John Doerr

The social gaming company Zynga announced that John Doerr, General Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, joined the company’s board of directors. Doerr who has joined KPCB in 1980, and has backed Google, Amazon and Intuit is always keen on helping entrepreneurs creating the “next big thing.”

“John has been a supporter of Zynga since our early days, and truly understands our core values and mission,” said Mark Pincus, CEO and Founder, Zynga. “John has worked with some of the most well-known companies in the world at every stage imaginable and his experience helping teams innovate at scale will be a tremendous asset for our leadership team.“

Pincus continues: I’m personally looking forward to working closer with John, a true pioneer in the consumer internet space, and welcoming him to the board as a trusted advisor through this pivotal, transition year. John inspired us all to pursue creating internet treasures. He is a true missionary and will deepen and strengthen our DNA.”

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