|E. Floyd Kvamme|
Since March 1984, Floyd Kvamme has been a Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a high technology venture capital firm. He is responsible for the development of high technology companies from early start-up to publicly traded phase.
Floyd Kvamme currently serves on the boards of Brio Technology, Gemfire, Harmonic, National Semiconductor, Photon Dynamics, Power Integrations, and Silicon Genesis.
Mr. Kvamme is Chairman of Empower America, a Washington based issue advocacy organization. He serves on the boards of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics Advisory Board at Santa Clara University and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and on the Executive Committee of The Technology Network. In 1998, Kvamme served as Chairman of the Electronic Commerce Advisory Council for the State of California.
On the political front, Mr. Kvamme served on the High Tech Advisory Committee and on the National Finance Committee of the Bush for President Campaign. Previously, he served on the Finance Committee of the Fong for Senate Campaign.
Floyd Kvamme was one of five members of the team that began at National Semiconductor in 1967, serving as its General Manager of Semiconductor Operations and building it into a billion-dollar company. He served as President of the National Advanced Systems subsidiary, which designed, manufactured and marketed large computer systems.
In 1982 he became Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Apple Computer. While at Apple, his responsibilities included worldwide sales, marketing, distribution and support.
He holds two degrees in Engineering; a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley (1959) and an MSE specializing in Semiconductor Electronics from Syracuse University (1962).