Randy Komisar

Entrepreneur, Investor & Mentor

Roundtable Host

Randy Komisar was a co-founder of Claris Corp. and served as CEO for LucasArts Entertainment and Crystal Dynamics. He was a founding director of Tivo and acted as “virtual CEO” for such companies as WebTV and GlobalGiving. Randy also served as CFO of GO Corp. and as senior counsel for AppleComputer, following a private practice in technology law. He joined the venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins to focus on investing in early stage startups such as Nest, Farmers Business Network, Gusto and RPX. Randy serves on the Road trip Nation Advisory Board and Orrick’s Women’sLeadership Board, as well as other boards of directors. He is the author of the best-selling book The Monk and the Riddle, and many articles on leadership and entrepreneurship. He is also the co-author of Straight Talk for Startups, the best practices for entrepreneurial success, Getting to Plan B, on managing innovation, and I F**king Love that Company, on building brands people love. Randy frequently speaks in the United States and abroad on such topics. He holds a B.A. degree in economics from Brown University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.