Bernard Xavier PhD CFA

Bernard Xavier

  • General Partner SummitView Capital: $3B Private Equity funds focused on semiconductor industry, responsible for majority of US and European deal flow, international LP relationships and investment committee member.
  • Founder and CEO of four companies, InnoComm Wireless  (acquired by NYSE: NSC 2000) , Quorum Systems,(acquired by NASDAQ: SPRD 2007) Linear Silicon Solutions (acquired by NASDAQ: MCHP 2010) and Modesat (acquired by NASDAQ: XLNX 2011).
  • Developed, operated and grew all aspects of business in Asia , Europe and the USA
  • Managed and Built operations, R&D, Sales from the ground up.
  • Oversaw the development of first cellular/WiFi Handset and chipset, early Bluetooth and WiFi chipsets,
  • Led four successful sell-side and two successful buy-side transactions and was a  Board nominee of STEC (NASDAQ) and PLX (NASDAQ) as part of an activist investor intervention.
  • Fund Manager of the venture capital fund SmartCap Europe
  • Chaired international conferences in Electronics
  • Published 20+ papers in learned peer reviewed journals and conference
  • Taught technical courses at UCSD
  • PhD Brunel University UK, CFA charter holder