Tom Perkins — still making waves

Tom Perkins In Memoriam
Venture capitalist Tom Perkins is interviewed in his office in San Francisco, California September 12, 2011. Perkins, co-founder of Kleiner Perkins and the backer of companies ranging from Genentech to Google, believes much of the venture-capital industry has set itself up for failure. Picture taken September 12, 2011. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
Tom Perkins has never been the kind of venture capitalist who opts for quiet. After stepping down from an active role at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the storied venture firm he co-founded in the 1970s, his personal and professional ...

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