June 12, 2005: Headlines: COS - Ethiopia: Law: Silicon Valley 4: Craig Johnson graduated from Yale in 1968, spent two years teaching in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia, worked with Burroughs in Pasadena as a systems computer programmer and left to start law school at Stanford, from which he graduated in 1974.

Peace Corps Online: Directory: Ethiopia: Peace Corps Ethiopia : The Peace Corps in Ethiopia: June 12, 2005: Headlines: COS - Ethiopia: Law: Silicon Valley 4: Craig Johnson graduated from Yale in 1968, spent two years teaching in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia, worked with Burroughs in Pasadena as a systems computer programmer and left to start law school at Stanford, from which he graduated in 1974.

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Craig Johnson graduated from Yale in 1968, spent two years teaching in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia, worked with Burroughs in Pasadena as a systems computer programmer and left to start law school at Stanford, from which he graduated in 1974.

Craig Johnson graduated from Yale in 1968, spent two years teaching in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia, worked with Burroughs in Pasadena as a systems computer programmer and left to start law school at Stanford, from which he graduated in 1974.

Craig Johnson graduated from Yale in 1968, spent two years teaching in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia, worked with Burroughs in Pasadena as a systems computer programmer and left to start law school at Stanford, from which he graduated in 1974.

Craig Johnson

Chairman and Co-Founder - Venture Law Group

Craig Johnson graduated from Yale in 1968, spent two years teaching in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia, worked with Burroughs in Pasadena as a systems computer programmer and left to start law school at Stanford, from which he graduated in 1974. After law school he joined the Palo Alto law firm of Wilson, Mosher & Sonsini (now Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati) as its 14th attorney. In 1993 he left WSG&R with 13 other attorneys to start Venture Law Group, which today has approximately 70 attorneys with offices on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, California, at Carillon Point in Kirkland, Washington and in Reston, Virginia. In addition to co-founding VLG, Craig is the co-founder of several other companies, including Garage Technology Ventures, Financial Engines, Grassroots Enterprise and Concept2Company. These companies have raised more than $200 Million in venture capital. Craig was recognized in 1997 by Business Week as one of Silicon Valley's top 25 "movers and shakers," in 1999 by Red Herring Magazine as one of nine Silicon Valley "top power brokers", in 2000 by the National Law Journal as one of the 100 most influential attorneys in America and in 2001 by Forbes as one of the country's top private company investors ("Midas List").





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