Don Valentine is a venture capitalist at Sequoia Capital focusing on semiconductor, systems and software investments. Don founded Sequoia Capital in 1972 and was one of the original investors in Apple Computer (AAPL), Atari, Cisco Systems (CSCO), LSI Logic (LSI), Oracle (ORCL) and Electronic Arts (ERTS).
Prior to starting Sequoia Capital, Don was a Founder of National Semiconductor and a senior sales and marketing executive with Fairchild Semiconductor.
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer, Internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook
Sir Michael Moritz
Sir Michael Moritz is Chairman of Sequoia Capital where he has worked since 1986. His internet company investments include Google, Yahoo!, PayPal, Webvan, YouTube, eToys, Zappos, LinkedIn, Stripe and Sugar Inc
Shawn Achor is a psychologist and CEO of Good Think Inc., where he researches and teaches about positive psychology. More information at http://www.ted.com/speakers/shawn_achor
Taiye Selasi is a writer and photographer. Of Nigerian and Ghanaian origin, she describes herself as a “local” of Accra, Berlin, New York and Rome. More information https://twitter.com/taiyeselasi
This interview with Sam Altman (interviewed by Jack Altman, founder of Lattice) is from Y Combinator’s How to Build the Future series.