Michael Moritz joined Sequoia Capital in 1986 after working as a reporter for Time, writing the 1984 book The Little Kingdom: the Private Story of Apple Computer, and co-authoring "Going for Broke: The Chrysler Story" (with Barrett Seaman, TIME's Detroit bureau chief). After leaving Time, Moritz co-founded Technologic Partners, a technology newsletter and conference company. Michael's internet company investments include Google, Yahoo!, PayPal, Webvan, YouTube, eToys, and Zappos. He currently sits on the boards of; 24/7 Customer, Earth Networks, Gamefly, HealthCentral, Green Dot Corporation, Klarna, Kayak.com, LinkedIn, Stripe and Sugar Inc.. Moritz previously served on the boards of A123 Systems, Aricent Group, Atom Entertainment, CenterRun, eGroups, Flextronics, Google, ITA Software, Luxim, PayPal, Plaxo, Pure Digital, Saba Software, Yahoo!, and Zappos. In 2009, 25 years after "The Little Kingdom," Michael Moritz published a revised and expanded follow-up: "Return to the Little Kingdom: How Apple and Steve Jobs Changed the World" is available from The Overlook Press. On 12 July 2010, Michael Moritz was conferred an Honorary Fellowship from Cardiff University. Michael lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children.
Gocha is Finance, Investment, Risk and Management Multi-Profile Professional with international mindset and experience of working in international environment.
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Educated as EE, BS, MS, PhD. Worked in Corporate reseach for a large company. Life Fellow, IEEE, 9 patents. Interested in Seeking Alpha to gain access to diversified opinions on investment in my retirement.
Broking European equities to institutional investors worldwide for over 20 years after having been an equity investment manager in London with Pictet investment management in the early nineties.
I am a full time investor and options trader. My professional career includes working six years supporting Private Bank at Bank of Boston/Fleet Bank in the area of global corporate actions. My career also includes founding a non-profit publisher which empowered children and adults around the globe with books that helped their literacy and self-esteem. Over one million books were gifted worldwide through this work.
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