Richard A. Moran is a San Francisco based venture capitalist, best selling author and evangelist for organization effectiveness. He began his career in Silicon Valley at Atari. He is best known for his series of business books beginning with Never Confuse a Memo with Reality and is credited with starting the genre of “Business Bullet Books”. His newest book is "Sins and CEOs".
He is a Partner at Irish Technology Capital and serves on the boards of Accretive Solutions, Mechanics Bank and Integreon.Previously he served as a Partner at Venrock and was also the Chairman of Portal Software. He is a former Accenture Partner where he focused in the technology, media and financial services practice.
He often works with corporate boards to improve effectiveness and serves on the board of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Moran holds an A.B. from Rutgers College, an M.S. from Indiana University and a Ph.D. from Miami University.