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Keith Rabois Announced as Second Keynote Speaker for 13th Founder Showcase

Posted by Amity Sims on 2013-03-12

We are very excited to announce the second Keynote Speaker for the 13th edition of the Founder Showcase, taking place on Wednesday, March 27th at the Microsoft Mountain View Campus: Keith Rabois, Investor at Khosla Ventures.

Keith Rabois joined Khosla Ventures in March 2013.  He served as the Chief Operating Officer at Square from August 2010 until January 2013 where he lead the company’s business operations including marketing, communications, business development, distribution, human resources and risk management. Keith specializes in transforming early-stage startups into successful businesses and has deep expertise in the financial services industry and government affairs.

An accomplished executive, entrepreneur and angel investor, Keith has held leadership roles at PayPal, LinkedIn, Slide and began his career practicing law at Sullivan & Cromwell. Keith was an early investor in several high-profile Internet companies including YouTube and currently serves on the board of directors of Yelp (NYSE: YELP) and Xoom (NASDAQ:  XOOM). He also holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an undergraduate degree in political science from Stanford University.

Keith will be joining Chris Dixon (Partner at Andreessen Horowitz) on stage to discuss the “Future of Funding”. The 13th edition of the Founder Showcase is scheduled for Wednesday, March 27th in Mountain View. Get your tickets today.

You can read more about Khosla Ventures here and follow Keith on Twitter @rabois for updates, insights and news about one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting Venture Capital firms.

We look forward to hearing more from Keith on March 27th. Get your tickets today.

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