Tom Perkins

Valley Boy

Tom Perkins

Talk: Valley Boy

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers co-founder Tom Perkins makes his second visit to Google as part of the @Google series, this time at the New York Campus to discuss his memoir, Valley Boy. In this insightful memoir, Perkins recalls these and other fascinating episodes of his life, both personal and professional, including his involvement in the creation of American industries no one could have dreamed of a century ago.

Tom Perkins

Thomas James Perkins was an American businessman, capitalist and was one of the founders of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

Valley Boy

Known for his idiosyncratic ideas and golden touch, Tom Perkins has always been one of the business world’s most intriguing figures. But his legacy took an unexpected new turn when he resigned from Hewlett-Packard’s board in 2006, protesting the “questionable ethics and dubious legality” of their chairman’s now infamous leak investigation

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