Other Entrepreneurial EECS Alumni

Berkeley EECS Involvement Company Information

Sevin Rosen Funds logo Steve Domenik
B.S.'73, M.S.'74 EECS

Highly successful high tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is currently General Partner for Sevin Rosen Funds in Palo Alto.

Cisco logoCharles Giancarlo
B.S.'80 EECS

Currently Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer and President, Cisco-Linksys LLC, Giancarlo is a member of Cisco's top management leadership team.

Synopsys logoDeidre Hanford
B.S.'85 EECS

Senior Vice President for Synopsys, Inc, Hanford joined this highly successful high technology company as employee #8. She has been a key leader in the company's success and impressive growth.

QUALCOMM logoPaul Jacobs
B.S.'84, M.S.'86, Ph.D.'89 EECS

Jacobs was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of QUALCOMM in 2005. He served as Group President of the QUALCOMM Wireless & Internet Group from July 2001 to June 2005. In addition, he served as an Executive Vice President from February 2000 to June 2005.

Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers logoE. Floyd Kvamme
B.S.'59 EECS

One of five top executives who engineered a dramatic turnaround of National Semiconductor in the 1960s and 1970s, Kvamme is now a partner at the high-tech venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfied & Byers. Appointed by President Bush in 2001 as Co-Chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

Mayfield logoDavid Ladd
B.S.'68 EP

As a Managing Director at Mayfield, David currently serves on the boards of Casabi, LGC Wireless, LV Sensors, Orative, Pure Networks, Sylantro Systems, Teja Technologies, T-RAM Semiconductor and WaveSplitter Technologies.

Google logoEric Schmidt
M.S.'79, Ph.D.'82 EECS

Chairman of Google, Schmidt has led the company through its explosive growth and initial public offering in 2005. A technology visionary who foresaw years ahead of others the immense potential of the Internet, he was formerly CEO of Novell and a key executive at Sun Microsystems.