John Demeter

John is General Counsel at Khosla Ventures. He joined the firm in 2016 and has worked with investors and entrepreneurs since 2007. Previously, he spent nine years at WilmerHale, where he represented investors and entrepreneurs in hundreds of financing and acquisition transactions. He has also served as an adjunct professor and guest lecturer at several Bay Area law schools on the topic of venture capital transactions.

Earlier in his career, John held sales and marketing positions at two Bay Area venture-backed companies, had a brief career in local radio, and worked at his family’s commercial transportation business.

John received CORE certification from Harvard Business School Online after graduating J.D. cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Boston College.

  • 30
    Number of rescue dogs fostered and moved to forever homes since 2018
  • Purple
    Favorite color (long before joining KV)