Lip-Bu Tan is Founder and Chairman of Walden International (“WI”), a leading venture capital firm managing cumulative capital commitments of greater than $4 billion; and Founding Managing Partner of Celesta Capital and Walden Catalyst Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on investing in core technology companies. He formerly served as Chief Executive Officer of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., and now serves as Executive Chairman and has been a member of the Cadence Board of Directors since 2004. He currently serves on the Boards of Schneider Electric SE (SU: FP) and SoftBank Group (Japan:  9984.T). Lip-Bu focuses on semiconductor/components, cloud/edge infrastructure, data management and security, and AI/machine learning. Lip-Bu received his B.S. from Nanyang University in Singapore, his M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his MBA from the University of San Francisco. Lip-Bu currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Fuller Theological Seminary and the School of Engineering Dean’s Council at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), a member of the College of Engineering Advisory Board and Computing, Data Science, and Society Advisory Board at University of California Berkeley, Global Advisory Board Member of METI Japan, , and a member of The Business Council and Committee 100.