Partner at Lux Capital Management
Artificial Intelligence and robotics have made tremendous advances in the past decade, and the field shows the exponential growth tendency. Shahin Farshchi, a partner at Lux Capital and acknowledged expert in investing in hardware and robotics companies, will be providing advice to entrepreneurs interested in developing new technologies to revolutionize space, robotics, infrastructure, manufacturing, logistics, education, healthcare, computing and communications industries.
Shahin comes from an electronics background and invests in technology companies as a Partner at Lux Capital. Shahin has worked with Lux Capital since 2006, focusing on technology investments. Before joining Lux, he held technical positions at General Motors and several Silicon Valley technology startups. He received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Computer Science from UC Berkeley, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from UCLA. Shahin led Lux's investments in Silicon Clocks (acquired by NASDAQ:SLAB), SiBEAM (acquired by NASDAQ:SIMG), Planet Labs, Plethora, Scaled Inference and Flex Logix.
Shahin offers seminars and courses on technology entrepreneurship at UCLA, Stanford, and UC Berkeley. He has been an invited speaker/panelist at a variety of Universities and organizations including the IEEE, UC Berkeley, Stanford, UCLA, UCI, the California Cleantech Initiative, OCTane, and the MIT Club of Silicon Valley.
Topic: New Frontiers of Hardware and Robotics Investing. Challenges and Solutions
challenges involving the adoption and use of robots.
myths and facts about robotics technology today.
how to build a great robotics company.
About Innovation Insights Spaker Series
Silicon Valley Innovation Center has started the new INNOVATION INSIGHTS speaker series. Geared toward professionals, entrepreneurs, executives and founders this business forum is all about innovation, leadership and business growth. We invite prominent thought leaders, innovators, authors to lead engaging discussions which facilitate open exchange of ideas and viewpoints, and to share practical tools that encourage business growth through innovation.