|Princeton University, PhD|
|University of Western Australia, BS|
Ben Yu is a Managing Director at Sierra Ventures. His investment focus includes semiconductors, communications components and systems.
Prior to joining Sierra Ventures he worked at 3Com, where he held a number of engineering and project management positions.
He served as a Board Director of SyChip (acquired by MuRata), Paracer (acquired by Stratos Lightwave) and Micropower (acquired by Weston Presidio). His active investments include AuthenTec, VeriSilicon, Applied Microstructures, Valere Power, Verari and SemEquip. He also serves as a special committee member to Gobi Partners in Shanghai.
Mr. Yu holds a BSEE from the University of Western Australia and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University.