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Harvard Business School, MBA 1987
Stanford University, MS 1979
Electrical Engineering
Stanford University, BS
Electrical Engineering

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Drew Lanza

Drew, based in Menlo Park, CA, joined Morgenthaler in 2000 and became a Partner in 2001. Drew focuses on cleantech, semiconductors and systems.

He is currently a Director of Cortina Systems, Overture Networks, OmniPV, Unity Semiconductor, Autonet Mobile, SiPort, ZeroG, and R2 Semiconductor.

Drew spent 15 years in senior operating positions in the telecommunications industry starting companies in both the components and the systems sectors of that industry. Drew was a founder and VP of Engineering at E/O Networks where he helped to design and produce a long reach rural fiber optic telephony system.

Drew started his optical telecommunications career in 1986 at Raynet, a pioneering company in the development of fiber to the home technologies. Drew’s many roles at Raynet included VP of Marketing and VP of International Development.

Drew was the founding CEO of Lightwave Microsystems, a leader in the design and manufacture of high volume optical integrated circuits.

Drew graduated magna cum laude from Harvard with an MBA in 1987. He received his BSEE & MSEE degrees from Stanford in 1979.

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