According to Komisar, creating visibility and driving sales are two different tasks. Marketing channels are pretty well honed, but driving sales requires more attention. As an entrepreneur, you play a large part in creating the demand for your product and Google is not going to do that for you. You have to convince people that your product will save them money, he says.
Randy Komisar answers questions on Entrepreneurship for Stanford University students, part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Speaker Series, on April 28, 2004. Randy Komisar, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, explains his title of Virtual CEO, which does not have a specific meaning. It is extremely adaptive and evolves to his changing roles. The purpose of the title was to provide a sort of identity on a business card that he could point at and say "this is what I do."