Mood Rowghani is a General Partner in the firm’s Digital Growth practice. He focuses on consumer technology companies that are generating strong user adoption and driving mass-market innovation on a global scale. His current investments include Uber, GoEuro, Stripe, Spotahome, UNTUCKit, Stance, and Tulip. His exited investments include Ring (sold to Amazon), Waze (sold to Google), LendingClub (NASDAQ: LC), Dropcam (sold to Google), and MyFitnessPal (sold to UnderArmour).
Before joining Kleiner Perkins, Mood led the Internet & Media practice at Summit Partners, a $4 billion global venture capital and private equity firm. Mood was actively involved across Summit’s Internet portfolio, including serving as a board director at Announce Media, where he helped lead the take-private acquisition of Answers Corp. (Nasdaq: ANSW). Earlier in his career, Mood was with Highland Capital Partners, where he was actively involved with Vistaprint (Nasdaq: VPRT) and Coremetrics (acquired by IBM). He also spent two years at McKinsey & Company, where he served Global 1000 clients in the high-tech industry.
Mood has a B.A. degree from the University of Texas and an M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.