General Counsel, ARCH Venture Partners
Jason Doren is General Counsel for ARCH Venture Partners, joining the firm in 2019. He is responsible for all legal and regulatory matters for ARCH and its investment funds, as well as strategic portfolio matters. Most recently, Mr. Doren was Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of Kleiner Perkins (KP). Prior to KP, Mr. Doren was General Counsel of SVB Capital, the venture capital investing division of SVB Financial Group (SVB), and served as Assistant General Counsel of SVB where he was responsible for a variety of matters including strategic investments, international expansion, M&A and SVB’s government affairs efforts. Earlier in his career, Mr. Doren was with Cooley LLP where he represented venture capital funds and venture capital-backed companies, and prior to Cooley he was a trial attorney with Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon LLP in San Francisco.
Jason has over 25 years of legal and venture capital industry experience. He is a founding member of the NVCA General Counsel Advisory Board, co-chaired the Advanced Venture Capital seminar for the Practicing Law Institute, a non-profit committed to continuing legal education, and served on the Advisory Board for the Stanford University Venture Capital Directors’ College.
Jason earned his law degree from the UCLA School of Law and holds a B.S. in Finance, summa cum laude, from the University of Illinois. He is also a licensed pilot, avid skier and cyclist, and the proud father of two children.