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Tom Perkins

AKA Thomas James Perkins

Born: 7-Jan-1932
Birthplace: Oak Park, IL
Died: 7-Jun-2016
Location of death: Tiburon, CA
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Founder, Kleiner-Perkins

Quit the board of Hewlett-Packard after the attempted ouster of leaker Jay Keyworth, who later resigned.

Father: Harry Perkins
Mother: Elizabeth
Wife: Gerd Thune-Ellefsen (d. 1994, one son, one daughter)
Son: Tor Kristian
Daughter: Elizabeth Siri
Wife: Danielle Steel (novelist, m. 27-Mar-1998, div. 1999)

    High School: White Plains High School, White Plains, NY
    University: BS EECS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1953)
    University: MBA, Harvard Business School (1957)

    Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers Co-Founder (1972-)
    Hewlett-Packard Head of Research (1963-)
    Member of the Board of Applied Materials
    Member of the Board of Compaq
    Member of the Board of Corning
    Member of the Board of Genentech (as Chairman, 1976-90)
    Member of the Board of Hewlett-Packard (2004-06)
    Member of the Board of News Corporation (1996-)
    Member of the Board of Philips
    Member of the Board of Tandem Computers (as Chairman, 1974-97)
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Harry Browne for President
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Obama for America

    Something Ventured (24-Apr-2011) · Himself

Author of books:
Sex and the Single Zillionaire (2006, novel)
Valley Boy: The Education of Tom Perkins (2007, memoir)

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