Co-founder and first CEO of Sun Microsystems in the early 1980s.
He decided to go into the technology field after reading about the founding of Intel when he was 14.
He was a big proponent of alternative energy and invested heavily in ethanol makers.
His father, an officer in the Indian Army, had a permanent post in New Delhi, India.
His venture capital firm backed several successful tech startups, including one bought by Bill Gates and Microsoft.
Vinod Khosla Age
How old is Vinod Khosla? He was born in 1955, he is 68 years old.
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|Age||68 years old|
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Quotes by Vinod Khosla
I’m very excited by biomass and biofuels. We have a company, KiOR, that turns biomass – for instance, wood chips – into gasoline. The potential value of this company is huge. It could compete with regular crude oil without subsidies.— Vinod Khosla
There’s a big difference between needs and requirements for grid-based electricity versus those for distributed rural homes or remote locations, or even rooftop solar, where photovoltaics do OK. The more economical a technology is, the faster we’ll see adoption.— Vinod Khosla
There are parts of the country in America, in the Midwest, where wind is a big resource, and we should absolutely use it. But to try and apply it nationally doesn’t make sense. There are technologies that will work that are appropriate to certain regions.— Vinod Khosla
Hopefully, I can advise entrepreneurs to avoid mistakes. But you can never be sure if you’re trying something new and unreasonable.— Vinod Khosla
What an entrepreneur does is to build for the long run. If the market is great, you get all of the resources you can. You build to it. But a good entrepreneur is always prepared to throttle back, put on the brakes, and if the world changes, adapt to the world.— Vinod Khosla