The Indomitable Mary Meeker by Steven Levy

TL;DR - Mary Meeker became a thought leader in the VC world through her widely-read annual Internet Trends Report.

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Tags - notable investors, vc thought leaders

Questions addressed:

  • Who is Mary Meeker?
  • How did she become a VC thought leader and what is her impact on the industry?

Summary:

  • Mary Meeker became a tech thought leader when she started publishing her annual Internet Trends Report as an analyst at Morgan Stanley in the 1990s.
  • She left Wall Street to join the VC world as a partner at Kleiner Perkins in 2011.
  • The release of the report every year is a major event in the tech world, and it can even drive increased use of the apps and services it mentions.

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