ABOUT TRACY FONG
Tracy Fong, an 18+ year veteran alternative investment and VC executive, is a Managing Director at SVB Capital, Silicon Valley Bank’s $4.5bn VC platform. Previously, Ms. Fong was an Equity Partner and vice-chaired the Private Markets Investment Committee at Albourne Partners, was a Vice President at Harvard Management Company (endowment), and also worked at Yahoo!, Citigroup (IBD), Webvan, and Varsitybooks.com Ms. Fong received a B.S. in Business Administration from UC Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
ABOUT PAUL YEH
Paul Yeh is a founding team member and Managing Director at Conductive Ventures, a $100M enterprise software and hardware fund. He leads the firm’s hardware-related investments. These include autonomous vehicle technologies, additive manufacturing (3D printing), semiconductors, drones, industrial IoT solutions, AI-enhanced robotics, among others. Paul has over 15 years of venture capital, technology, product, and operations experience. Prior to Conductive Ventures, Paul was a Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), where he focused on KPCB’s hardware and sustainability investments. Paul has worked as a board director/observer with entrepreneurs at AEye, Agrivida, Ambiq Micro, Amprius, Beyond Meat, Cross Bar, Desktop Metal, DJI, Ionic Materials, LuxVue Technology (acquired by Apple), mCube, Motiv, Relayr, and Solidia.
Before joining KPCB, Paul served as Director of Strategy & Business Development at Fisker Automotive, the manufacturer of premium plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. He worked directly with CEO Tom LaSorda (former President and CEO of Chrysler Group) and founder Henrik Fisker in setting the company’s short and long-term strategies. Paul also led joint-venture discussions with other automotive manufacturers across the world, where he managed team members from powertrain and vehicle engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, logistics, and sales. Paul has also worked at Next Autoworks as Director of Marketing & Finance. He began his career as an investment banking analyst focused on technology M&A at RBC Capital Markets. Paul also spent time at Ford Motor Company, McKinsey & Company, and Tesla Motors in various product development and operating roles.
Paul earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He also graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California Berkeley.View more
All volunteer hours must be completed during Dec 1, 2018 to Apr 25, 2019.
Brunch will be held on May 2, 2019 at 10:15am to 12:30pm at UC Berkeley campus.