Theodore Schlein Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Theodore Schlein General Information


Mr. Theodore Schlein serves as Partner & Advisor at Kleiner Perkins. He is a Board Member of Chegg. He served as Board Member at Inspirato. He serves as the Board Member at BedRock Systems, Area 1 Security, and Intros. He joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1996 and focuses on early-stage technology companies in the enterprise software and infrastructure markets, including ventures within the networking and consumer security arenas. Mr. Schlein has led KPCB's involvement in a number of successful investments, including Mandiant (acquired by Fire Eye), Chegg (CHGG), IPO, LifeLock (LOCK), IPO; Jive Software (JIVE), IPO; ArcSight (ARST), IPO, sold to HP; Beijing Venustech (002439:Shenzhen), IPO; Corio (CRIO), sold to IBM; Extensity (EXTN), sold to GEAC; Fortify Software, sold to HP; Internet Security Systems (ISSX), sold to IBM; and Oakley Networks, sold to Raytheon. Mr. Schlein was the founding CEO of Fortify Software, a pioneer in the software security market and now an HP company. He serves on the board of directors of 3VR, Area 1 Security, Alien Vault, Chegg, FullStory, Ionic Security, IronNet Cybersecurity, IronPlanet, Jive Software,, Shape Security, Synack, and Trusona. Additionally, Mr. Schlein oversees KPCB's investments in Bit9, Endgame Systems, and Segment. Before joining KPCB, Mr. Schlein served as vice president, of Enterprise Solutions at Symantec. One of Symantec's early employees, he played an instrumental role in the company's growth and dominance as a global software leader. Mr. Schlein led Symantec's successful move into the software utilities market, as well as the launch of its commercial anti-virus solution, an offering that quickly emerged as the industry gold standard. Mr. Schlein is the former chairman of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), a national alliance advocating the role of venture investing in job creation, technology innovation, and economic development. He is also the former president of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists and the founder of DoD sponsored DeVenCI program. He currently serves on the board of overseers of the Engineering School at the University of Pennsylvania and sits on the Board of Trustees at InQTel. Mr. Schlein frequently participates as an opinion leader in public, private, and government forums, providing perspectives on security technology, related investments, and market adoption trends. Mr. Schlein holds a B.A. degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as a Board member at Ayasdi, Rebellion Defense, and Jack. He served as a Board Member at Endgame. Mr. Schlein served as a board member at shape security.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 2750 Sand Hill Road
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Theodore Schlein Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Apiiro 13-Oct-2020 Early Stage VC 0000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Area 1 Security 05-May-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000

Theodore Schlein Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Area 1 Security 01-Apr-2022 000000000000000000 00000

Theodore Schlein Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Theodore Schlein Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Theodore Schlein Angel Investor 000 00 00 Menlo Park, CA

Theodore Schlein Co-Investors (10)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Amichai Shulman 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Asheem Chandna 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greylock 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kleiner Perkins 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Michael Boodaei 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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