Advisors

Peter Moran has been with DCM Ventures for over 20 years. Prior to joining DCM, Pete helped launch and subsequently led the Computer Products business for Arrow Electronics. Previously, Pete worked at McKinsey & Co. where he managed engagements with a wide range of electronics, entertainment and communications industry clients. He was also a core leader of the founding team of McKinsey’s Silicon Valley Office. Prior to McKinsey, Pete worked at Hewlett-Packard on high performance mixed signal semiconductors and helped manage the growth of KLA Instruments’ wafer inspection division from infancy to worldwide market leadership. Peter holds a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University, an M.S. in electrical engineering (leaders for manufacturing fellow) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Andy leads the strategy and corporate development team for QCT, Qualcomm’s semiconductor business. The team provides analysis and decision-support with responsibilities including market research, market forecasting, competitive analysis, new business opportunity evaluation and planning, M&A, and strategic planning. Before joining Qualcomm in 1997, Andy served in various finance roles at VLSI Technology Inc., and before that he held engineering roles at Hewlett-Packard. He earned a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of New Mexico and an MBA from the University of Texas.

James C. Stevens was the first Distinguished Fellow at The DOW Chemical Company, where he retired in 2015. He is responsible for the discovery and commercialization of several significant families of polymers in widespread commercialization today, and he led development efforts of photovoltaic materials based on abundant earth elements prior to his retirement. Jim earned his B.A. in chemistry from The College of Wooster and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Ohio State University. He is an inventor on 100 issued U.S. patents and over 1,100 foreign patents, has 18 journal publications, and is the author of one book and editor of a second.