Peter Y. Chung joined Summit Partners in 1994. Prior to Summit, he worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions department of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Based in Summit’s Menlo Park office, Peter is active in the firm’s investment activities in North America, Europe and Asia.
During his 19 years with Summit Partners, Peter has invested in more than 25 companies including 13 currently or formerly publicly-traded companies. His prior board seats and investment experience include E-TEK Dynamics (NASDAQ: ETEK, later merged with JDS Uniphase in a transaction valued at over $18 billion), AltoCom (acquired by Broadcom), Card Capture Services (acquired by E*Trade), Ditech Networks (NASDAQ: DITC, later acquired by Nuance Communications), Finisar (NASDAQ: FNSR), GoldenGate Software (acquired by Oracle Corporation), iPayment (NASDAQ: IPMT), NightHawk Radiology Holdings (NASDAQ: NHWK, later acquired by Virtual Radiologic), SeaBright Insurance Holdings (NYSE: SBX, later acquired by Enstar Group Limited), Sirenza Microdevices (NASDAQ: SMDI, later acquired by RF Micro Devices), Splash Technology Holdings (NASDAQ: SPLH, later acquired by Electronics for Imaging) and Winshuttle Holdings.
He is currently a director of Acacia Communications, Empower RF Systems, M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings (NASDAQ: MTSI), Trident University International, Ubiquiti Networks (NASDAQ: UBNT) and WebAction.
Peter holds an AB in economics, magna cum laude, from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford University. He is currently a trustee of the California Academy of Sciences and a director of the Asian Pacific Fund. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Boards of the Friends of Harvard Football and the Salvation Army’s Golden State Division.