VC with >20 IPOs from startups I've funded. Educated as a computer chip designer, joined LSI Logic after college.
Issued Badge #A001 at the startup of TSMC, now (as of 2022) the 13th most valuable company in the world. Established the semiconductor practice at Alex. Brown & Sons positioning IPO's of Atmel, Cirrus Logic, Dallas Semiconductor, Zilog.
Co-founder & Chairman Treasure Data and MetaGood; Founding Chairman of IPinfusion,(Tokyo:4813), Chairman Hut8Mining (NASDAQ: HUT; North America's largest publicly listed Bitcoin Mining operation), Founding Chairman and CEO iAsiaWorks (IPO via Goldman Sachs & Morgan Stanley). Past Board Director of 8 publicly listed companies.
BSEE (Honors) U Illinois; MBA from Harvard; HonD PhD Curtin University. Founder of 501c3 non-profits: ACTAI Global supporting our environment and economic empowerment via entrepreneurship and cofounder ExtremeTechChallenge - bringing the world's best emerging companies aligned with the UN Sustainability Goals to the forefront via a worldwide competition.