Carsten is a semiconductor industry veteran with 27
years of venture capital investment experience. Since
1991 Jack has managed Technology Investments. The fund
focuses on the formation of seed stage information
technology firms, building their management teams and
organizing syndicates of professional investors.
Before founding Technology
Investments, Jack was a General Partner at U.S. Venture
Partners in Menlo Park, California - a $1 Billion
venture capital partnership managing a broad portfolio
of medical, retail and information technology
Prior to U.S.V.P, Jack was a Vice
President of Intel Corporation from 1975 to 1988 helping
them to grow from a $35M startup to revenue of over
$2.5B. Originally hired as Vice President of Sales and
Marketing, he was named to head the Microprocessor
Division and subsequently was named Senior Vice
President for all semiconductors. Prior to Intel,
he was a Division Manager at Texas Instruments in their
MOS and TTL Divisions.
Jack was a founder of the "Band of
Angels" and of the Valley Medical Center Foundation.
He holds a B.A. degree in Physics from Duke University. He is
also managing director of
Horizon Ventures, LLC,
a 150 million early stage venture capital partnership
formed in 1999.