Former Executive Vice President and Chief Scientist, Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Partner Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB)
Bill Joy joined KPCB in 2005 as a partner in KPCB’s Greentech Practice. He helped develop KPCB’s strategy of funding game-changing technologies broadly addressing the twin problems of climate change and sustainability.
Bill was previously a founder and Chief Scientist of Sun Microsystems, a KPCB portfolio company. In 1995 he installed the first citywide WiFi network at his satellite research laboratory in Colorado. He is named on more than 40 patents.