Brian Byun

Brian is an Operating Partner at Khosla Ventures with a focus on B2B software including developer, data, security, cloud infrastructure and AI-driven applications.

Prior to joining KV in 2014, Brian was an executive at VMware where he led product, marketing and partnership functions as it scaled more than 50X in employees and revenue. He led the diversification of VMware from a single server and workstation product to an enterprise portfolio of datacenter, availability, management, desktop suites. In addition, he built out the technology and OEM ecosystem and led corporate strategy, M&A and new product incubation that formed many of VMware’s post-datacenter business lines.

Earlier, Brian held engineering, consulting and product management leadership roles in security, e-commerce, consumer web, servers and databases at startups and industry incumbents including Rhapsody Networks Brocade, AOL, and Netscape.

Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.

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