Wen Hsieh

Partner

Wen Hsieh is a partner at Kleiner Perkins where he focuses on hardware-related investments. Before joining Kleiner Perkins, Wen was an associate principal at McKinsey & Company San Francisco and a leader of McKinsey’s Asia semiconductor practice. During his five years at McKinsey, he focused primarily on serving leading companies across the global semiconductor value chain. Wen’s secondary focus at McKinsey was on the North America biopharma sector. Earlier in his career, he founded OnChip Technologies, a startup developing MEMS microfluidic biochips. OnChip’s target market was high-sensitivity and high-throughput peptide separation and identification applications. Wen earned a B.S. with honors, an M.S., and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, plus a Ph.D. minor in biology, all from the California Institute of Technology.

Investment focus areas

— Hardware technology

— Robotics

— Artificial intelligence

— Machine learning

Wen Hsieh
Companies Backed
Enabling organizations to derive greater value from their data
Enabling organizations to derive greater value from their data
Since 2018
Enabling a safer road ahead
Enabling a safer road ahead
Alumni (LIDR)
Deep learning infrastructure
Deep learning infrastructure
Alumni (Acquired by Ripcord)
Power-efficient micro-LED Screen technologies
Power-efficient micro-LED Screen technologies
Alumni (Acquired by Apple)
Industrial Internet of Things
Industrial Internet of Things
Alumni (Acquired by HSB-Munich Re)