Vinod Khosla is an Indian-American businessman and venture capitalist. Khosla was one of the co-founders of Sun Microsystems that is known for creating Java and Network File System , and served as its first CEO and Chairman in the early 1980s. In 1986, he became a general partner of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where he remained through the early 2000s. In 2004 Khosla formed his own firm, Khosla Ventures, which focused on venture investments in various technology sectors, most notably clean technology. He is a strong supporter of clean technology.