Ellen Pao says she tried “to bring Kleiner Perkins to the right path”


SAN FRANCISCO—”I had gone through every possible internal process that I thought I could go through,” former Kleiner Perkins junior partner Ellen Pao told the jury in her second day of testimony on Tuesday. Pao sued her former employer in 2012 for gender discrimination, and after three years Pao is finally offering additional details about how she experienced her final years at Kleiner Perkins, a top-rated Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Yesterday Pao, who is currently the interim CEO Read more [...]

Ellen Pao could take the stand today in her suit against Kleiner Perkins — here’s what she’ll probably talk about


Ellen Pao could take the stand as early as Thursday in her gender discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins, where she used to be a junior partner. Pao is seeking $ 16 million from Kleiner, alleging she was retaliated against after having an affair with another partner. She also claims Kleiner failed to prevent discrimination from occurring at the firm. Kleiner Perkins has denied Pao's allegations. Lynn Hermle, its lead attorney, has repeatedly emphasized that Pao didn't have the necessary skills Read more [...]