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Ben Yu

Managing Director

Ben started his career as a System Architect working on advanced networking and wireless technologies at 3Com. Ben joined Sierra Ventures in 2000 and focuses on Emerging Technologies. Some of Ben’s prior investments include AutheTec (IPO; M&A – Apple $365M) and Invensense (IPO; M&A – TDK $1.3B). Ben holds a BE from University of Western Australia and MA and PhD degrees from Princeton University in Electrical Engineering. When he’s not working you can usually find him on the golf course.

INVESTMENT FOCUS

AI & ML
IoT
IT & Cloud Computing
Mobile Communications
Semiconductors & Component Technologies
Smart Machines
VR/AR

PAST INVESTMENTS

AuthenTec (IPO: AUTH)
Invensense (acquired by TDK)
Sychip (acquired by Murata Manufacturing)
Ximalaya (acquired)
Verisilicon (acquired)

Sample list of Investments. To see all investments visit Our Portfolio.

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