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Mr. Amol Deshpande

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Partner

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
2750 Sand Hill Rd
Menlo Park, California 94025
United States

Company Description: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) has backed entrepreneurs in more than 500 ventures leading to 150 IPOs, 350,000 jobs and a deep strategic network. The firm...   more
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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MBA
    Cornell University
  • degree , chemical engineering
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
  • M.B.A.
    Cornell University
  • B.S. degree , chemical engineering
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
  • BS , Chemical Engineering
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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Mr. Deshpande joined KPCB in April 2008 and focuses on Greentech with special emphasis on technologies related water, waste, fuels/chemicals and sustainable agriculture.
At KPCB, Mr. Deshpande serves on the board of directors of Harvest, a company focused on next generation waste management technologies. Mr. Deshpande is also on the board of directors of the KPCB's first water investment, APTwater. Mr. Deshpande is also on the board of directors 3 other ventures all in the water or waste sectors and closely involved with KPCB investments in Siluria, Hara Software and Next Autoworks.
Prior to KPCB, Mr. Deshpande spent 3 years at Black River and Cargill Ventures, both investment oriented business units of the private agribusiness, Cargill, Inc. While at Cargill, Mr. Deshpande focused on Greentech investment throughout the energy, water and agricultural supply chain. Mr. Deshpande was directly involved with investments and initiatives in multiple Greentech verticals including solar, next generation fuels, sustainable agriculture, industrial biotech, waste/environmental sciences and carbon markets. Mr. Deshpande was also responsible for maintaining relationships with key innovative business units within Cargill and tracking innovation in Greentech both inside and outside of the organization. Prior to Cargill, Mr. Deshpande was an entrepreneur having founded an agricultural biotechnology company focused on novel germplasm in high value vegetable crops as well as companies in the water sector and educational services sector. In this, Mr. Deshpande has extensive experience in writing business plans, fundraising and guiding strategy for new enterprises at all stages of development.
Mr. Deshpande has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. Mr. Deshpande also has an MBA from Cornell University where he was a Park Fellow, receiving a full tuition merit based scholarship based on future leadership potential in business world.
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Amol Deshpande Investment Partner (Greentech) Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Amol Deshpande joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a partner in April 2008. His primary focus is greentech, with special emphasis on technologies related to water, waste, fuels, chemicals and sustainable agriculture. Amol serves on the board of directors of Harvest, a company focused on next-generation waste management technologies, and the board of directors of KPCB's first water investment, APTwater. He is also a director on the boards of three additional ventures in the water and waste sectors, and he is closely involved with KPCB investments in Siluria, Hara Software and Next Autoworks.
Before joining KPCB, Amol spent three years at Black River and Cargill Ventures, two investment-oriented business units of the private agribusiness company Cargill, Inc. While at Cargill, he focused on greentech investment throughout the energy, water and agricultural supply chain. Amol was directly involved with investments and initiatives in multiple greentech verticals, including solar, next-generation fuels, sustainable agriculture, industrial biotech, waste and environmental sciences, and carbon markets. He was also responsible for maintaining relationships with key business units within Cargill and tracking greentech innovation, both inside and outside the organization. Earlier in his career, Amol was an entrepreneur who founded an agricultural biotech company focused on novel germplasm in high-value vegetable crops, as well as companies in the water and educational services sectors. During this part of his career, he accrued extensive expertise in writing business plans, fundraising and guiding strategy for new enterprises at all stages of development.
Amol earned a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign and an M.B.A. from Cornell University. At Cornell, he was a Park Fellow and received a full-tuition, merit-based scholarship based on his future leadership potential in the business world.
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Amol Deshpande
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Amol joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB) in April 2008 and focuses on opportunities in green technology with specific emphasis on fuels, chemicals, water, waste and environmental technologies. While at KPCB, Amol has been involved with the firm's first water investment and also incubated Harvest Power, a venture focused on next generation organics recycling.
Prior to KPCB, Amol spent 3 years as a director and associate at Black River and Cargill Ventures, both investment oriented business units of the private agribusiness, Cargill, Inc. While at Cargill, Amol focused on Greentech investment throughout the energy, water, and agricultural supply chain. Amol was directly involved with investments and initiatives in multiple Greentech verticals including solar, next generation fuels, sustainable agriculture, industrial biotech, waste/environmental sciences and carbon markets. Amol was also responsible for maintaining relationships with key innovative business units within Cargill and tracking innovation in Greentech both inside and outside of the organization.
Prior to Cargill, Amol was an entrepreneur having founded an agricultural biotechnology company focused on novel germplasm in high value vegetable crops as well as companies in the water sector and educational services sector. In this, Amol has experience in writing business plans, fundraising, and guiding strategy for new enterprises at all stages of development.
Amol has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. Amol also has an MBA from Cornell University where he was a Park Fellow, receiving a full tuition merit based scholarship based on future leadership potential in the business world.
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Amol Deshpande is an investment associate with Cargill Ventures based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Prior to joining Cargill Ventures, Amol was a co-founder of three businesses across the agriculture, food, educational services and water management industries.Amol also previously worked as a consultant for Deloitte & Touche.While at Cornell University, Amol served as a director for the Cornell University Business Incubator, and was co-president of the Entrepreneurship/Venture Capital Club.At Cornell, Amol was a recipient of the Park Fellowship two-year, full tuition merit scholarship plus stipend, awarded based on leadership potential in the business world and the community.
Amol holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign and an MBA from Cornell University.
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Amol Deshpande Director
Amol joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB) in April 2008 and focuses on opportunities in green technology with specific emphasis on fuels, chemicals, water, waste and environmental technologies. While at KPCB, Amol has been involved with the firm's first water investment and also incubated Harvest Power, a venture focused on next generation organics recycling.
Prior to KPCB, Amol spent 3 years as a director and associate at Black River and Cargill Ventures, both investment oriented business units of the private agribusiness, Cargill, Inc. While at Cargill, Amol focused on Greentech investment throughout the energy, water, and agricultural supply chain. Amol was directly involved with investments and initiatives in multiple Greentech verticals including solar, next generation fuels, sustainable agriculture, industrial biotech, waste/environmental sciences and carbon markets. Amol was also responsible for maintaining relationships with key innovative business units within Cargill and tracking innovation in Greentech both inside and outside of the organization.
Prior to Cargill, Amol was an entrepreneur having founded an agricultural biotechnology company focused on novel germplasm in high value vegetable crops as well as companies in the water sector and educational services sector. In this, Amol has experience in writing business plans, fundraising, and guiding strategy for new enterprises at all stages of development.
Amol has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. Amol also has an MBA from Cornell University where he was a Park Fellow, receiving a full tuition merit based scholarship based on future leadership potential in the business world.
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