Venture Partner

Luc is currently a BoD Observer of Natron Energy and Crocus Technology and a member of its IP Committee. He also serves on the BoD of a number of high tech companies in the US and Switzerland, including Seyonic, Starloc, Innoparc and Invenios/Optilux (recently acquired by Corning). Previously, Luc served as a BoD member of Crocus Nanoelectronics, the Russian arm of Crocus Technology, Xtellus (acquired by Oclaro), and SBA Materials.

Over the last 30 years, Luc-Olivier accumulated extensive experience in building, developing and managing companies in high tech industries. He co-founded several companies including Eurosil, nCHIP, SVISION, Hana Microdisplay Technologies, and served in various executive positions as Chairman, Board Member, and General Manager. He was part of the executive team of Integrated Device Technology, which accelerated its growth after a successful IPO in the 80’s.

In 2016, Luc was inducted in the Computer History Museum Oral Histories Collection ( whose goal is to preserve the first hand recollection of computing pioneers from around the world in their own voice.  Luc’s recorded biography can be accessed with the following link:

Luc obtained his Master of Science in Physical Engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland (EPFL), and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Engineering Science from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).