Mr. Paul Pickering joined Microtech Ventures in 2019 as Managing Director. He has worked more than 35 years in semiconductor and micro-fabrication technology companies and has served in a variety of executive roles in both private and public companies. Prior to joining Microtech Ventures, he was the Chief Revenue Officer for Micralyne Inc. based in Edmonton Alberta, Canada. In August 2019, Micralyne was acquire by Teledyne Technologies.
Paul served as the Executive VP, Sales and Marketing at Exar Corporation, a public semiconductor company specializing in analog and mixed signal semiconductor devices. Paul also served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Xpedion Design Systems, a venture backed EDA company that was acquired by Agilent in June 2006. He co-founded two venture backed companies and has consulted with numerous other start-up companies.
Paul is a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree and attended Widener University in Chester Pennsylvania. He is a recognized speaker at technology conferences and trade events in the semiconductor and MEMS industries.