Aileen Lee is founder of Cowboy Ventures, a fund that backs seed-stage startups. Cowboy invests in a broad range of consumer and enterprise-focused companies, around the theme of "Life 2.0".
Prior to starting Cowboy, Aileen has been a Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, which she joined in 1999. Thru KPCB, she has worked with a diversity of companies including Bloom Energy, One Kings Lane and Rent the Runway. She was also founding CEO of KP-backed digital media company RMG Networks, and worked at Gap Inc. in various operating roles, including marketing, business development and e-commerce.
Aileen has degrees from MIT and Harvard Business School. She's mom to 3 little tiger children and wife to a series A-stage co-founder/CTO.
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