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Michael Abbott

General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers; Former VP of Engineering at Twitter

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Michael Abbott Biography

Mike Abbott joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2011 and focuses on investments in the firm's digital practice, helping entrepreneurs in the social, mobile and cloud computing sectors rapidly scale teams and ventures. Mike serves as an expert resource on enterprise infrastructure, cloud computing and "big data." He also helps entrepreneurs win the race for talent in a hyper-competitive recruitment environment.

An engineering leader, entrepreneur and investor, Mike led the building of innovative, high-performance applications and services at Twitter, Palm and Microsoft before he joined KPCB. Mike is also an expert in "big data" businesses, having been the founder of Composite Software (acquired by Cisco).

Formerly the vice president of engineering at Twitter, Mike led the team to rebuild and solidify Twitter's infrastructure to eliminate "The Fail Whale", growing the engineering team from 80 to more than 350 engineers in less than a year and a half, and scaling Twitter's architecture to support hundreds of millions of daily tweets. Before joining Twitter, Mike led the software development team at Palm that created HP/Palm's next-generation webOS platform.

Earlier in his career, Mike was the general manager at Microsoft for .NET online services, which became Azure. He was also co-founder of Passenger Inc. Mike has advised and invested in numerous software companies throughout his career, including Cloudera, Hearsay Labs, Jawbone, Saynow, Reverb Technologies, Toytalk and Locu. He is a member of the Board of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, on the PepsiCo Digital Advisory Board, was a member of the HealthCare.gov Tech Surge Team and remains an advisor to the US Digital Service effort.

Mike holds a bachelor's degree from California Polytechnic State University and has completed coursework toward a Ph.D. at the University of Washington.

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  • How do I book Michael Abbott to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Michael Abbott for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Michael Abbott, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Michael Abbott or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Michael Abbott

    Speaking fees for Michael Abbott, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Michael Abbott are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Michael Abbott, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Michael Abbott speak about?

    Michael Abbott is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Computer Science, Economy and Finance, Entrepreneurism, Finance, Leadership Speakers, Science and Technology, Technology Speakers.
  • Where does Michael Abbott travel from?

    Michael Abbott generally travels from San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Michael Abbott’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Michael Abbott for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael Abbott for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Michael Abbott or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers; Former VP of Engineering at Twitter

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Michael Abbott Biography

Mike Abbott joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2011 and focuses on investments in the firm's digital practice, helping entrepreneurs in the social, mobile and cloud computing sectors rapidly scale teams and ventures. Mike serves as an expert resource on enterprise infrastructure, cloud computing and "big data." He also helps entrepreneurs win the race for talent in a hyper-competitive recruitment environment.

An engineering leader, entrepreneur and investor, Mike led the building of innovative, high-performance applications and services at Twitter, Palm and Microsoft before he joined KPCB. Mike is also an expert in "big data" businesses, having been the founder of Composite Software (acquired by Cisco).

Formerly the vice president of engineering at Twitter, Mike led the team to rebuild and solidify Twitter's infrastructure to eliminate "The Fail Whale", growing the engineering team from 80 to more than 350 engineers in less than a year and a half, and scaling Twitter's architecture to support hundreds of millions of daily tweets. Before joining Twitter, Mike led the software development team at Palm that created HP/Palm's next-generation webOS platform.

Earlier in his career, Mike was the general manager at Microsoft for .NET online services, which became Azure. He was also co-founder of Passenger Inc. Mike has advised and invested in numerous software companies throughout his career, including Cloudera, Hearsay Labs, Jawbone, Saynow, Reverb Technologies, Toytalk and Locu. He is a member of the Board of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, on the PepsiCo Digital Advisory Board, was a member of the HealthCare.gov Tech Surge Team and remains an advisor to the US Digital Service effort.

Mike holds a bachelor's degree from California Polytechnic State University and has completed coursework toward a Ph.D. at the University of Washington.

Michael Abbott Videos

  • Viterbi Mike Abbott Undergrad Commencement Speech 2015 ...
  • Mike Abbott (Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers) at Startup ...

FAQs on booking Michael Abbott

  • How do I book Michael Abbott to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Michael Abbott for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Michael Abbott, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Michael Abbott or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Michael Abbott

    Speaking fees for Michael Abbott, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Michael Abbott are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Michael Abbott, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Michael Abbott speak about?

    Michael Abbott is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Computer Science, Economy and Finance, Entrepreneurism, Finance, Leadership Speakers, Science and Technology, Technology Speakers.
  • Where does Michael Abbott travel from?

    Michael Abbott generally travels from San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Michael Abbott’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Michael Abbott for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael Abbott for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Michael Abbott or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Michael Abbott is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Michael Abbott for your event is available upon request. Michael Abbott generally travels from San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Albert Santalo, Tina Sharkey, Megan Smith, John Collison and Amy Jo Martin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Michael Abbott for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Michael Abbott Speaker Videos

  • Viterbi Mike Abbott Undergrad Commencement Speech 2015 ...
    Mike Abbott (Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers) at Startup ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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