Greg joined NEA as Venture Partner in 2010 after more than twenty years of experience in the technology industry and academia. He focuses on early-stage systems, software and semiconductor companies. Prior to NEA, Greg was EVP and CTO of Sun Microsystems, where he guided the company’s $2B R&D portfolio. Before Sun, Greg was an Associate Professor of EECS at MIT, where he worked on massively parallel dataflow computing architectures. He also helped found a number of companies, from video conferencing (PictureTel) to computational fluid dynamics (NASDAQ:EXA), and was an engineer with HP and Honeywell.
Greg is an active advisor for the schools of engineering at UCSD, UC Berkeley, and MIT, and is a trustee for the Computer History Museum. Passionate about technology and its possibilities, Greg is a relentless advocate for diversity in engineering and a supporter of open development models that stimulate communication, inclusiveness and innovation. Greg holds an undergraduate degree from UCSD and an S.M. and Ph.D. from MIT. He also a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum.
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|Apr 16, 2016||Read Write - KONUX gathers $7.5 million for IIoT sensors|
|Feb 18, 2016||Variety - Digital - Nimble Collective, Animation Cloud Services Startup, Raises $8.5 Million|
|Dec 23, 2015||PE HUB - PsiKick raises $16.5 mln|
|Apr 11, 2015||ZD Net - ZDNet|
|Jun 19, 2014||Bloomberg - Can HP Build the Computer of the Future?|
|Jun 12, 2014||Bloomberg - With 'The Machine,' HP May Have Invented a New Kind of Computer|
|May 21, 2014||Venture Beat - Mimosa Networks raises $20M for super-fast Wi-Fi wireless internet|
|Jan 22, 2014||Startup Daily - Startup Modbot making robots accessible to everyday inventors|