With over fifteen years of investment experience in energy, manufacturing, financial services, and logistics, Dan Oros brings a unique skillset to his role as founding partner at G2VP. Dan has spent his investment career guiding industrial and energy technology companies on their journey from product and sales inflection points to sustainable long-term growth. Dan sits on the board of G2VP portfolio companies Fictiv, LightGuide, and SmarterX, and led the investments in Carbon, LinkSquares, and Turvo (acquired by Lineage Logistics).
Previously, Dan led investments for the $1B Kleiner Perkins Green Growth Fund. His Green Growth Fund portfolio investments included Spruce Finance, Optoro, Redaptive and Gen110 (acquired by Solar Universe).
Before joining Kleiner Perkins, Dan was a vice president at Goldman Sachs in the Special Situations Group and a founding member of its alternative energy investing team, where he eventually led the team’s solar initiatives. As an investor in First Solar and SunEdison, Dan had a front-row seat to the beginning of the US solar energy boom that continues today. Before joining the Special Situations Group, Dan was an FX trader at Goldman Sachs, making markets in the euro and Swiss franc.
Dan holds a B.S. with distinction in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. An outdoorsman and conservationist, he also serves on the Advisory Council of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and is a former board member of the Ocean Conservancy.