Jake focuses on investments in systems, components and software. Prior to Lightspeed, Jake was a product line manager for Cisco Systems. He was responsible for launching and managing the industry’s first DOCSIS-based cable modems and routers and led his product to win “Best of Show” and “Best Networking Hardware” at Comdex. Previously, he worked in business development for Boston Technology (Comverse) in Tokyo.
Jake serves on the Venture Capital Advisory Board for the Fabless Semiconductor Association. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and a M. Eng. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. At MIT, he earned the Karl Taylor Compton Prize, the highest honor given to an MIT student.