Board of Directors
Andy Goldfarb was the Senior Managing Director of JAFCO Ventures, where he opened the Boston office in 1997. He built JAFCO’s presence on the east coast and co-led the seamless transition and spinout of Globespan Capital from JAFCO Ventures in 2003.
Prior to JAFCO, Andy founded and directed Trans National Group’s venture investing, TN Ventures, where he negotiated TN’s investment in Infoseek (NASDAQ:SEEK), Interzine (acquired by TimesMirror), Tickle (acquired by Monster; NADAQ: MNST) and International Data Response Corporation (acquired by Telespectrum, NASDAQ:TLSP). Andy was also integral in the sale, to MBNA, of TNFS, one of the largest credit card origination companies in the U.S.
Earlier in his career, Andy worked in corporate development at Kikkoman Corporation’s headquarters in Japan.
Andy earned an AB degree in East Asian Studies and Economics, magna cum laude, from Harvard College and an MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School. He serves on the Advisory Board of Harvard Business School’s Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship and is an Overseer of the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum. He enjoys playing squash, tennis and golf.
Bruce’s current investments at CRV include SimpliVity (enterprise storage), DataGravity (enterprise storage), OneCloud (enterprise storage), Jibo (stealth mode), SpiderCloud (mobile infrastructure), CarrierIQ (analytics for wireless carriers), iControl (online household monitoring services), Nantero (memory chip technology licensing), and Great Call (consumer mobile health and safety solutions). In addition, Sachs managed CRV’s investments in BNI Video (sold to Cisco in 2011) Acopia (sold to F5 in 2007), BigBand (IPO 2007), Flarion Technologies (sold to Qualcomm in 2006), RiverDelta Networks (sold to Motorola in 2001) and Hammerhead Networks (sold to Cisco Systems in 2002). He also serves on the board of publicly held Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
Bruce holds a master of engineering in electrical engineering from Cornell University, an M.B.A. from Northeastern University and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Bucknell University.
Prior to joining Dell Technologies, Gregg led Business Development for EMC’s Storage Division, where he was responsible for Strategy, M&A and Partnerships. He has extensive experience in venture capital, business development, M&A and operations.
Gregg joined EMC in 2010 from Valley Ventures, where he was a General Partner responsible for managing IT investments. Prior to Valley Ventures, Gregg held multiple executive leadership roles at Intel in sales, marketing and Intel Capital.
Gregg holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Boston University and is based in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
Gregg represents Dell Technologies Capital on board of directors of following companies: CNEX Labs, FogHorn Systems, Druva, Nantero, EdicoGenome, and Nasuni.
During Shang-yi’s 40-year career in the semiconductor industry, he has contributed to the research and development of CMOS, NMOS, Bipolar, DMOS, SOS, SOI, GaAs lasers, LED, E-Beam lithography, and silicon solar cells. At TSMC, his R&D team set milestones in semiconductor technology in the 0.25 micron, 0.18 micron, 0.15 micron, 0.13 micron, 90nm, 65nm, 40nm, and 28nm generations, and continue to extend to the 20nm, 16nm FinFET, and 10nm generations. Under his leadership, TSMC rose to become a semiconductor technology leader with its R&D organization growing from 148 to 4,000 people, while annual R&D spending rising from $80 million to $1.6 billion.
Shang-yi won many awards and honors. In 2001, he was chosen as one of 50 “Stars of Asia” by Businessweek Magazine. He received IEEE Ernst Weber Managerial Leadership Award in 2015. He is also an ITRI Laureate (by Taiwan Government) and a Life Fellow of the IEEE.
His career started as a process development engineer at Intel, then a Fab engineering manager at IDT, and later a deputy GM at Mosel-Vitelic, before joining SST and Inotera. Most of his career time was spent on the new technology development, especially in the Non-Volatile Memories and the DRAM technology. In 2009 he also served as the Chairman of Monte Jade Association in Silicon Valley to promote cooperation in technology & business.
He received his Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from Stanford University; and B.S. in Physics from National Taiwan University; he also holds 16 US patents.