Fellows Directory

Mamoon Hamid

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Mamoon joined Kleiner Perkins in August 2017, as a General Partner and Managing Member. He invests in early-stage tech startups, with a focus on enterprise software

Before KPCB, Mamoon was the co-founder of Social Capital, a stage-agnostic fund focused on entrepreneurs in healthcare, education, financial services, and internet technologies. The firm's mission is to advance humanity by solving the world’s hardest problems.

Previously Mamoon was a Partner at USVP investing primarily in business and consumer services software companies. Mamoon led or co-led USVP's investments in Act-On Software, Box.net, Castlight Health, Supplyframe, and Yammer and also represented USVP as a board member for these companies. He was an advisor at Yelp since its inception and worked closely with Optichron (acquired by Netlogic for $200m).

Prior to joining USVP, Mamoon spent 8 years in various engineering and marketing roles at Xilinx. During his tenure, he was responsible for defining and implementing sales and marketing strategies that grew the company's consumer electronics and automotive market segment revenues five-fold to $100M in a span of three years. Mamoon also brings experience from having worked for Deutsche Bank.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Mamoon holds a BS in electrical engineering from Purdue University, an MS from Stanford University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Mamoon was also a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 11.

A native of Pakistan, Mamoon grew up in Frankfurt, Germany, where he developed his love for playing, watching and coaching soccer. Mamoon is multi-lingual in German, Urdu and Hindi.

A member of Class 11, Mamoon served his fellowship under Chris Rust at USVP. He now serves as a mentor to Ashley Carroll and Brigette Lau, both of Class 21.