John E. Derrick

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence
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Key strengths: Identify and communicate the core value of a nascent technology or product offering, create a strategy and operational plan to deliver that value, and lastly, align and lead the existing team(s) to excel in the delivery of that value.

Key tasks: Strategic plan, business model, fund-raising, strategic partnerships, growth and scale.

Key technologies: Processors of all types, Semiconductors, Materials, AI / Machine Learning, Networking & Security. Companies acquired by: VMWare, Kemet, ARM, NetApp, Qualcomm, Intel, Parthus Technologies

Incubators & Universities: Advised and assisted companies formed and spun out of Yale, University of Texas, Stanford, Iowa State, University of Penn, many others.