Douglas Leone

About Douglas Leone

Who is it?: Partner, Sequoia Capital
Birth Day: July 04, 1957
Birth Place: Atherton, California, United States
Residence: Atherton, California, U.S.
Alma mater: Cornell University Columbia University MIT Sloan School of Management
Occupation: Partner at Sequoia Capital
Spouse(s): Patricia Perkins-Leone
Children: 4

Douglas Leone

Douglas Leone was born on July 04, 1957 in Atherton, California, United States, is Partner, Sequoia Capital. Doug Leone is the managing partner at venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, which operates in China, India, Israel and the U.S. Leone guided Sequoia into tech investments including Medallia, Rackspace, RingCentral and ServiceNow. Leone inherited the reins from firm founder Don Valentine in the mid-1990s, alongside Michael Moritz. He started his tech career at Sun Microsystems, a firm cofounded by another billionaire venture capitalist, Vinod Khosla. An Italian immigrant, Leone looks for entrepreneurs from humble, far-flung backgrounds.
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Popular As Douglas Leone
Occupation Finance and Investments
Age 63 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 04, 1957 (Atherton, California, United States)
Birthday July 04
Town/City Atherton, California, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Douglas Leone’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Douglas Leone was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Leone was born July 4, 1957 in Genoa, Italy. His family moved to the United States when Leone was 11, and settled in Mount Vernon, New York.


Leone earned a BS in mechanical engineering from Cornell University in 1979, a MS in industrial engineering from Columbia University in 1986, and a MS in management from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 1988.


Leone joined Sequoia Capital in 1988. He became a managing partner in 1996, and the global managing partner in 2012. In 2017, Forbes named him a top 10 investor in the Technology industry in the United States. He led Sequoia's international expansion into China and India.


Leone is married to Patricia Perkins-Leone. The couple has four children, and live in Atherton, California. They have been seeking to build an oceanfront home in Makena, Maui, Hawaii, but as of November 2017, the Hawaii Supreme Court has ruled against the development.

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