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Alain Harrus

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

CEO, Kateeva and Venture Advisor, Crosslink Capital.

CEO, Kateeva and Venture Advisor, Crosslink Capital.

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Involved In

Advisor

Alta Devices
Crosslink Capital
Solopower
ReVera
Intematix
Twin Creeks Technologies, Inc
Photodigm
Applied MicroStructures, Inc.
Crosslink Capital

Positions

CEO Kateeva October 2013 - present
Venture Advisor Crosslink Capital July 2013 - present
Board Director Alta Devices March 2009 - present
Board Director Intematix December 2007 - present
Board Director ReVera 2006 - present
Board Director Applied MicroStructures, Inc. 2003 - present
Board Director Solopower Systems, Inc. March 2006 - July 2013
Partner Crosslink Capital October 2005 - July 2013
Board Director Twin Creeks Technologies, Inc January 2008 - December 2012
Board Director Photodigm 2000 - 2011
General Partner Compass Venture Partners 1999 - 2007
CTO, VP, Director of Technology Novellus Systems acquired by Lam Research Corporation 1989 - 1999
Member of Technical Staff AT&T 1984 - 1989

Education

Temple University Solid State Physics 1979 - 1984
Université Paris Sud (Paris XI) Physique des Solides 1974 - 1979
Lycée Saint-Louis Paris 1972 - 1973

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Wearable Tech

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Ken Aitchison
They're my advisor: other  •  President and CEO, Applied MicroStructures, Inc.. NYU grad.
Alain is extremely knowledgeable and very supportive as an advisor and board member. He displays quick insight into complex technology and ... business problems and provides actionable advice in a timely fashion. He is also very easy to work with.
Brett Fox
They're my advisor: Crosslink Capital  •  Previously CEO, Touchstone Semiconductor. Previously Entrepreneur in Residence, Crosslink Capital. University of California, San Diego grad.
Alain has a unique blend of technical knowledge and business savvy. Alain is one of my go-to people when I need help or guidance.
Christopher Norris
They're my advisor: Alta Devices  •  President & CEO, Alta Devices. Previously Venture Partner, Blue Run Ventures.
Very thoughtful, with no ego that gets in the way of working with a wide range of personality types. Collaborative, with a well informed pe ... rspective. Technically excellent, while having great investor insight and instincts.
Tom Stepien
We worked together  •  CEO, Primus Power. Previously VP, Applied Materials. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Alain is a great listener, world class technologist and a thoughtful gentleman
Corinne Wayshak
User Experience Leader & Strategist, Apple and Chief Executive Goddess, Groovy Goddess. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Great mentor to me

Brett Fox
We worked together at Crosslink Capital  •  Previously CEO, Touchstone Semiconductor. Previously Entrepreneur in Residence, Crosslink Capital. University of California, San Diego grad.
Brett identified a new business model in the Analog Semiconductor Space - an industry that is more than 40 years old. it took vision and eno ... rmous tenacity and persuasion to get the company funded. Multiple times. Brett is extremely resourceful and driven.

Ekaterina ( Katya) Evstratyeva
We worked together  •  Investor Relations, Monocrystal and Conference co-Chair, Strategies in Light Europe.
Great vision. Driven and intelligent. Focused on execution and making "it" happen.

Ray Milano
They're my investor  •  Vice President, Technology, Alta Devices. Previously President, AmpTech, Inc. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.
Ray has deep technical expertise with excellent and very strong operational experience. He is a very strong team player and effective commu ... nicator.

Corinne Wayshak
They're my mentor  •  User Experience Leader & Strategist, Apple and Chief Executive Goddess, Groovy Goddess. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Smart and driven. With vision. and the willingness to work hard to carry it out.