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Wen Hsieh

General Partner, Kleiner Perkins

Wen Hsieh is a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins. He leads KP’s HardTech practice.  Wen works closely with the entrepreneurs at AEye, Amprius, Ambiq Micro, Beyond Power, CesiumAstro, Chef Robotics, Crossbar, Desktop Metal, Dexterity, LightForce Orthodontics, Lumafield, LuxCreo, Movella, Muxin Tech, OMI, Proxy, Rapid Robotics, Ripcord, SpinLaunch, Willo and Zuvi - as a board director/observer. Before joining KP, Wen was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Co and a leader of McKinsey’s Asia semiconductor practice. His secondary focus at McKinsey was on the North America biopharma sector.  Earlier in his career, Wen founded OnChip Technologies, a startup developing MEMS microfluidic biochips. Wen earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. minor in Biology from the California Institute of Technology. He also received a B.S. degree with honors and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the same institution.