Jason Sydow is venture capitalist based in Palo Alto, CA with Next47 by Siemens. He focuses on investments in application and infrastructure software, advanced manufacturing, and industrial technologies. Specific areas of interest include cyber security, industrial automation, additive manufacturing, industrial Internet of Things, and robotics.
He has led investments in Bonsai.ai (acquired by MSFT), Identify3D, Riffyn, Falkonry, and Citrine.
Prior to joining Siemens, Jason was a Partner with QuestMark Partners, an expansion stage Venture Capital firm focused on Technology and Enterprise Software. Jason led investments in Enpirion (acquired by Altera), NComputing, and Guavus (acquired by Thales). He also served on the board of RF Code (holding acquired by Yet2 Ventures). Previously, Jason led licensing and new company formation for engineering and physical sciences in the tech transfer office of Arizona State University. Jason was the general manager for medical batteries at EaglePicher Technologies, an energy storage company. Initially, he worked 4 years at The Boston Consulting Group as a consultant and project leader.
Jason received his Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University, an MPhil from the University of Strathclyde in the United Kingdom as a Marshall Scholar, and a B.S. from the University of Virginia.University of Maryland, BS Computer Science and BS Finance Harvard University, MBA