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Ron Hirson

EIRKhosla Ventures / Mayfield Fund

Ron Hirson is an entrepreneurial executive with over a decade of business and product management experience and is currently and EIR at Khosla Ventures and Mayfield Fund. Most recently, Ron was co-founder, President at BOKU, where his responsibilities included creating and managing the BOKU product/service, go-to-market plan, marketing, public relations, business development and corporate development. BOKU has grown to 115 team members, live in 68 countries on 260 carriers, with offices in Europe, US and LatAm. Previously, he served as Vice President of Product Management at AT&T Interactive, and was responsible for the company’s new and existing advertising products and features that generated $1B in revenue annually. Prior to the acquisition of Ingenio by AT&T, Ron served as Vice President of Product Management where he lead the product management team for Ingenio. He began his career as a management consultant with Price Waterhouse where he designed, implemented and customized software for clients such as: Twentieth Century Fox, Universal Studios, and SAFECO. During the “dotcom” days, he was CEO and co-founder of The Digs Network, Inc., which was acquired by Ron is an inventor on 26 issued patents and 140 filed patents.