Peter Buckland

Peter is a Partner, Managing Director and COO at Khosla Ventures, with more than 20 years of experience in Silicon Valley advising founders, entrepreneurs and technology companies. Peter works closely with the investment team and spearheads the firm’s fundraising efforts. He also manages the firm’s operations, including talent, finance, IR, and legal.

Prior to joining KV, he was a partner at WilmerHale LLP, a leading international law firm, where he led the firm’s emerging growth technology practice and built its West Coast corporate practice. During that time he guided the firm’s technology clients through hundreds of financings (public and private), sales, acquisitions and other strategic transactions.

Peter started his career with positions at law firms including Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison and Weil Gotshal & Manges.

Peter holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California-Santa Barbara and a J.D. (magna cum laude) from the University of San Francisco.

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    Hours logged behind the wheel of a sailboat
  • 4
    Different bartending jobs before current career
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    Appearance in People Magazine