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venture capitalist

Ben Wegbreit, American venture capitalist. Member Association Computing Machinery (Programming Languages and Systems award 1974).

Background

Wegbreit, Ben was born on June 2, 1944 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering in Physics, Johns Hopkins University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1970.

Career

Assistant professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970-1973;member technical staff, Xerox Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1973-1975;manager, Xerox Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1976-1979;vice president, Convergent Technologies, San Jose, California, 1979-1985;vice president, Stardent Computers, Sunnyvale, California, 1986-1987;principal venture capital, Hambrecht and Quist, San Francisco, since 1988. Board directors Parc Place Systems, Mountain View, California, Verity, Mountain View, California, WangDAT, Los Angeles, ART: Advanced Recognition Technologies, Palo Alto.

Membership

Member Association Computing Machinery (Programming Languages and Systems award 1974).

Connections

Married Beth-Ann Maged. Children: Kimberly, Michael, Jennifer, David.

spouse:
Beth-Ann Maged

children:
Kimberly Wegbreit

Michael Wegbreit

Jennifer Wegbreit

David Wegbreit