David Mount joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a partner in 2008. He is a member of the greentech team at KPCB and focuses on investments in the Green Growth Fund. Within greentech, David focuses on investments in the smart grid, lighting, wind, storage, industrial efficiency and energy enterprise software sectors. He has worked closely with the teams at Hara Software, Luca Technologies, OPOWER, OSIsoft, Silver Spring Networks and UpWind Solutions.
David has been investing in energy and technology since 2003. Before joining KPCB, he worked on the petrochemical and oil and gas portfolios at Sankaty Advisors, a unit of Bain Capital. He also worked at AES, evaluating geothermal projects in Southeast Asia, and at MissionPoint Capital, pursuing growth equity opportunities in green energy markets.
David received a B.A. degree from Yale University and an M.S. degree in environment and resources from Stanford University. He completed his M.B.A. at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He remains involved in course development at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and School of Earth Sciences.