Mary Meeker

Mary Meeker is an American venture capitalist and former Wall Street securities analyst. She joined Merrill Lynch as a stockbroker in 1982, then worked as an analyst at Salomon Brothers, Cowen Group and Morgan Stanley.

In 1995, Meeker and Chris DePuy published “The Internet Report,” a landmark Morgan Stanley industry report that became known as “the bible” for investors in the dot-com boom. She led other Morgan Stanley reports covering online advertising, e-commerce, the evolution of search, the Internet in China and the mobile Internet. In 2010, Meeker left her position as a managing director at Morgan Stanley and head of the bank’s global technology research team to become a partner at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where she has participated in more than 20 deals.