John Demeter

John Demeter is the General Counsel at Khosla Ventures. Prior to joining Khosla, John spent nine years as an attorney with the law firm WilmerHale where he represented both investors and entrepreneurs in general corporate matters, equity and debt financing transactions and merger and acquisition transactions.  From time to time John has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law, as well as a guest lecturer at University of San Francisco School of Law and Berkeley Law on the topic of venture capital transactions.

Prior to law school, John held sales and marketing positions at two venture-backed companies, had an ever so brief career in Bay Area radio, and spent a year working at his family’s small business.  

John received a CORe certification from HBX / Harvard Business School, his JD cum laude from University of San Francisco and his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Boston College.  A Bay Area native, John is passionate about the local sports teams.  He lives in San Francisco with his wife, four young children and loyal dog.