Wesley Chan General Information
Mr. Wesley Chan serves as a Managing Director at Felicis Ventures. He serves as Board Member at Dialpad. He serves as Board Observer at HyperScience. He was a General Partner at Google Ventures. He is a fun-loving entrepreneur and joined the Google Ventures team in 2009. As an early employee at Google, Mr. Chan helped to start, launch, and grow Google Analytics and Google Voice, products which millions of users depend on worldwide. He is a recipient of Google's founder award, the company's most prestigious recognition, for leading the development of Google Toolbar and building out Google's early client efforts. Mr. Chan also holds nine US Patents from his work on starting the business for targeted display advertising at Google. Additionally, he has held positions as a research lead at HP Labs, a program manager at Microsoft, and holds both master's and bachelor's degrees in computer science and electrical engineering from MIT where he did his graduate research at the Media Laboratory. He was selected as a "Top 35 Under 35" innovator by Technology Review magazine in 2010. Given his diverse background, Mr. Chan's investments at Google Ventures include companies that address markets in software and web services, mobile, biotech and cleantech. He has also held board or observer seats in Angelist, Crittericism, iPerian (exited to Bristol Myers-Squibb), Cool Planet Energy Systems, and Switch Communications. Wesley also led investments in Optimizely, Vungle, DataPad (exited to Cloudera), Freshplum (exited to TellApart), Namo Media (exited to Twitter), and Parse (exited to Facebook). He also served as Advisor at DoubleRock.