Dan Oros joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2009 and is a partner in KPCB’s Green Growth Fund (GGF), which supports young companies leading new markets in sustainable ways. Since joining the GGF team, Dan’s primary focus has been on rapidly growing technology companies in the industrial, consumer, and financial services sectors. He is a board member at Spruce Finance and Optoro and was a board member at Gen110 before its 2013 acquisition by Solar Universe. He is a board observer at TAS Energy.
Before joining KPCB, Dan was a vice president in the Goldman Sachs Special Situations Group and a founding member of its alternative energy investing team, where he eventually led the team’s solar initiatives. Dan had a direct role investing in First Solar and was a board observer at SunEdison from 2006-2009. Before joining the Special Situations Group, Dan was an FX trader at Goldman Sachs, making markets in the euro and Swiss franc.
Dan holds a B.S. Degree, with distinction, in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. He lives in the Bay Area with his wife and two sons and enjoys telemark skiing and biking. An outdoorsman and conservationist, he also serves on the board of the Ocean Conservancy.