Douglas Leone was bornon 4 July 1957 in Atherton, California, United States, is Partner, Sequoia Capital. Douglas Leone is #641 in List Billionaires People In The World. Doug Leone is the managing partner at venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, which operates in China, India, Israel and the U.S. Leone guided Sequoia into tech investments including Medallia, Rackspace, RingCentral and ServiceNow. Leone inherited the reins from firm founder Don Valentine in the mid-1990s, alongside Michael Moritz. He started his tech career at Sun Microsystems, a firm cofounded by another billionaire venture capitalist, Vinod Khosla. An Italian immigrant, Leone looks for entrepreneurs from humble, far-flung backgrounds.
Take full responsibilities of failures, and share the successes.
On the Forbes 2016 list of billionaires, he was ranked #722 with a net worth of US$ 2
Leone joined Sequoia Capital in 1988, became a managing partner in 1996, and the global managing partner in 2012
Leone earned a BS in mechanical engineering from Cornell University in 1979, an MS in industrial engineering from Columbia University in 1986, and an MS in management from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 1988
"Doug" Leone (born 1957) is an American venture capitalist