Chairman, Software Group
Band of Angels
Dr. Ronald Weissman has been a VC and Angel investor for more than twenty years. He chairs the Software Group for the Band of Angels, Silicon Valley’s oldest angel group and is on the Board of Directors of the Angel Capital Association.
He was a partner for seventeen years at global PE / VC firm Apax Global, focusing on US and cross-border technology investing. He has advised or invested in 70+ companies and has served on 30+ Boards of Directors. He was a senior executive at Verity (enterprise search) and NeXT, reporting to Steve Jobs. He has lectured about venture and angel capital at Stanford, Berkeley, the American University of Armenia, the Deggendorf Institute of Technology and the University of Santa Clara and has worked to promote private capital-funded innovation ecosystems in Italy, Hong Kong, Armenia, Ukraine, Chile, Australia, Israel, New Zealand and the US White House.
He was one of three US angels profiled in The American Angel (2017). His investment focus is on artificial intelligence and analytics.
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