Many in Silicon Valley are glad he did. Jordan was an eBay executive and the CEO of the online-reservations-focused OpenTable before becoming a partner at venture capitalists Andreessen Horowitz two years ago. "Really good operators don't necessarily make good VCs, but he does," explains eBay CEO John Donahoe of his technical, data-loving ex-colleague. Marc Andreessen puts it more simply: "He's working out extremely well." Many of the firm's consumer-startup deals flow through Jordan, and his investment portfolio already includes hot properties Airbnb, Fab, Lookout, and Pinterest.
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