Lip-Bu Tan is founder and chairman of Walden International (“WI”), a leading venture capital firm managing cumulative capital commitments of $2.8 billion; and a founding managing partner of WRVI Capital, a venture capital firm focused on investing in core technology companies. He concurrently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., and has been a member of the Cadence Board of Directors since 2004. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), Schneider Electric SE (SU: FP) and Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (XSHG: 688012 CH).
M.S. in Nuclear Engineering, MIT
MBA, University of San Francisco
B.S., Nanyang University in Singapore
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Alif SemiconductorBerkeley Lights, Inc.CNEX LABSCredoDataChatDustphotonicsEta ComputeFungibleHiDeepInnoviumKatana GraphKompriseLightbits Lion SemiLocalize.cityMetaSwitchNODNuviaProsimoProteanTecsRF PixelsSambaNova SystemsTagore VDOOVayyar VeriSiliconWekaIO
“I invest and work alongside founding teams who, through grit and determination, are building important and valuable companies with disruptive innovations. I am committed to being a long term, trusted partner to help mentor entrepreneurs and nurture companies from idea to successful IPO and beyond through active board involvements including value added services such as domain knowledge, experience, and network access. This is my investment philosophy and it reflects my 100+ successful IPO results.”
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