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Stefan Dyckerhoff
Managing Director at Sutter Hill Ventures


Stefan Dyckerhoff is a Managing Director at Sutter Hill Ventures. At Sutter Hill Ventures, he led the first investment in SiFive and was the company's founding CEO. His venture portfolio includes early stage investments in silicon, security and networking companies. He joined Sutter Hill Ventures from Juniper Networks where he was Executive Vice President of the Platform Systems Division, responsible for the entire portfolio of routing, switching, and Wireless LAN products. Prior to Juniper, Stefan worked at Cisco Systems leading the Enterprise routing and security business as well as building innovative silicon and software platforms still powering over $20B of products today. Stefan started his career as an ASIC designer at Juniper Networks as part of its founding engineering team (employee number 33). During this time from 1997-2004, he held multiple leadership positions in silicon and systems engineering as well as product management. Over the course of his tenure at Juniper and Cisco, Stefan advised and invested in several startups in the area of computing, security, networking, mobile and optical technology. Stefan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Duke University, and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

Agenda Sessions

  • How RISC-V made the Quick Jump from Academia to Industry and Why it will Change the Entire Semiconductor Industry - a Venture Capital perspective


Speakers at this event