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Derek Jacoby

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Derek Jacoby graduated from Rice University with a psychology degree and a lot of software development experience, this led him to a decade at Microsoft, first as a usability engineer, then a program manager, then to Microsoft Research where he designed and developed speech recognition systems.

In his post-Microsoft life, he has built wooden boats, completed a primitive living skills apprenticeship, and finally found his way back to… read more

Brian David Johnson

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Sheilla Jones

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Bill Joy

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Bill Joy

Bill Joy, currently a member of KPCB, helps entrepreneurs advance the Internet, develop wireless innovations, and find new ways of using large scale computing to solve the most difficult problems. He also looks to help entrepreneurs who have discoveries and inventions that can solve energy and resource problems, and helps them apply 21st century advances in physics, chemistry and the natural sciences to help create abundance.… read more

Steve T. Jurvetson

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Steve T. Jurvetson

Steve Jurvetson is a Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. He was the founding VC investor in Hotmail (MSFT), Interwoven (IWOV), and Kana (KANA). He also led the firm’s investments in Tradex and Cyras (acquired by Ariba and Ciena for $8B), and most recently, in pioneering companies in nanotechnology and molecular electronics. Previously, Mr. Jurvetson was an R&D Engineer at Hewlett-Packard, where seven of his communications… read more

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