Bernard Lacroute

Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers Partner Emeritus; Owner and Chief Wine Drinker, Willakenzie Estate Winery

Born in France; MSEE form Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieurs, MS Physics University of Grenoble, MSEE University of Michigan.
Digital Equipment Corporation 1969-1983; instrumental in VAX/VMS program and Ethernet in conjunction with Xerox and Intel
Sun Microsystems 1983-1989; VP of Engineering then Executive Vice President in charge of Engineering. Manufacturing and Marketing; Board Member
Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers: General Partner 1990-2000.
Back to Burgundian roots as full time winery owner in Oregon, 2000 to present.