Khosla Ventures Hires Gideon Yu

Posted Aug 26, 2009

Gideon Yu is the former chief financial officer at Facebook.  In late March, Yu had suddenly quit and it was uncertain where he was headed to next.  According to a source with TechCrunch, Yu has joined Khosla Ventures as a General Partner.

Yu was previously an SVP in Finance and Yahoo! and he was also the former CFO of YouTube.  Before joining Khosla, Yu worked for a short while at Sequoia Capital.  He was one of the main reasons why Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion.

Khosla recently raised $1 billion in a fund to invest in various startups in the mobile, Internet, science, and clean-tech sectors.