Zach Barasz joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2014 in the Green Growth Fund (GGF), which supports high growth companies that lead in sustainable ways. Barasz is focused on sustainable transportation and services businesses across industries.
Before joining KPCB, he was an associate at Altamont Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on change-intensive opportunities across sectors, where he was active in the firm’s early consumer investments. He also evaluated opportunities in financial services and insurance, oilfield services, and retail. Prior to Altamont, Barasz spent time as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, and has worked in strategy at the Wildlife Conservation Society, a leading international conservation organization.
Barasz received a B.S. degree in Economics and a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and he holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.