Ben Horowitz Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Andreessen Horowitz, Product Management and Net Worth

Ben Horowitz Biography

Benjamin Abraham Horowitz is an American investor, blogger, businessman and author. In addition, he is also the co-founder of venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz. He has served as the president and co-founder of enterprise software company, Opsware, which was later bought by Hewlett-Packard in 2007.

Horowitz began his work at Silicon Graphics as an engineer in 1990. Horowitz joined Marc Andreessen’s Netscape as a product manager in 1995. Horowitz was vice president of Netscape’s Directory and Security Product Line from 1997 until 1998. Horowitz served as Vice President of AOL’s eCommerce Division when Netscape was acquired by AOL in 1998. 

Thereafter, Horowitz and Andreessen co-founded Loudcloud, together with Tim Howes and In Sik Rhee. Concsequently, Enterprise and Internet customers such as Ford Motor Company, Nike, Inc., Gannett Company, News Corporation, the United States Army, and other significant companies used Loudcloud’s infrastructure and application hosting services. On March 9, 2001, Horowitz made Loudcloud public.

Horowitz served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Loudcloud and Opsware throughout the entirety of the company’s existence. Opsware’s stock began trading at $6 per share, plummeted to $0.35 per share at its lowest, and finally traded at $14.25 per share at the time of its sale to HP. Horowitz spent a year with Hewlett-Packard after the sale of Opsware, where he was Vice President and General Manager of HP Software, overseeing 3,000 workers and $2.8 billion in yearly revenue.

Ben Horowitz Age

Horowitz is 55 years old as of 2021, he celebrates his birthday on the 13th of June every year. 

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Ben Horowitz Height

Horowitz stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.63m)

Ben Horowitz Family

Horowitz was born in London, England to his loving parents Elissa Krauthamer, who is a coservative writer and David Horowitz, who is a policy advocate. His great grandparents are Jewish immigrants who fled the Russian epire in the 19th century and settled in Berkely, California, where Horowitz was raised.

Ben Horowitz Education

Horowitz earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Columbia University in 1988. Thereafter, he joined UCLA where he graduated with a Master’s Degree in Computer Science as well in 1990.

Ben Horowitz Wife

Horowitz is married to his loving wife, Felicia Wiley Horowitz. The couple got married in 1988 when Ben finalised his Bachelor’s degree and currently has three children.

Ben Horowitz The Hard Thing About  Hard Things

Horowitz is the author and creative mind behind, “The Hard Thing About Hard Things”, which talks about how it is satisfying starting a business ut at the same time it is very stressing and requires a lot of effort and commitement. In the book, Horowitz talks about his own story of founding,  running and investing in technology companies.

Ben Horowitz Andreessen Horowitz

Horowitz and Andreessen founded Andreessen Horowitz on July 6, 2009, to invest in and advise both early-stage startups and established high-tech growth companies. Andreessen Horowitz started with a $300 million capitalization and had $2.7 billion under management across three funds within three years.

Ben Horowitz Product Management

According to Horowitz, good product managers are extremely knowledgeable about the market, the product, the product line, and the competition, and they operate from strong foundation of knowledge and confidence.

Whereas on the other hand, he clearly states that bad product managers tend to give lots of excuses which in turn affect how the product is managed. He emphasizes that a good product manager is the CEO of the product and takes full responsibility of the success of the product.

Ben Horowitz Net Worth

Horowitz has an estimated net wort of $3.5 billion dollars as of 2021.

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Who Is Ben Horowitz?

Benjamin Abraham Horowitz is an American investor, blogger, businessman and author. In addition, he is also the co-founder of venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz. He has served as the president and co-founder of enterprise software company, Opsware, which was later bought by Hewlett-Packard in 2007.

How Old Is Ben Horowitz?

Horowitz is 55 years old as of 2021, he celebrates his birthday on the 13th of June every year. 

Is Ben Horowitz Married?

Yes. Horowitz is married to his loving wife, Felicia Wiley Horowitz. The couple got married in 1988 when Ben finalised his Bachelor’s degree and currently has three children.

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