25 Who Ditched Infotech for Cleantech

Vinod Khosla

Background: Founder, Sun Microsystems

Current: Founder, Khosla Ventures

One of the most well-known venture capitalist in the cleantech space, Sun founder Vinod Khosla has taken his significant earnings from information technology to invest in disrupting the oil and coal industries. Unlike many funds Khosla Ventures invests Khosla’s own money, so has no LPs to answer to. He’s also got considerably more at stake. Here’s a 5 question interview we did with him, and a video clip of a longer interview.