Gregory Patti, CPA
Greg Patti – Managing Director
Greg has spent his life presenting complicated information in a direct, straightforward, and readily understandable style. A successful Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Greg has spent 25 years as a Chief Financial Officer, raising over $200 million for various technology firms in Silicon Valley. He spent the most recent 4 years as Vice President of International Finance for GoPro. Greg considers himself an active Board member, and is not afraid to call B.S. if that is what is being presented. He lives in Hong Kong, and spends at least 50% of his time in Silicon Valley or traveling on projects. His next book “Shoot the Wounded” is a compilation of radically productive business tactics that can be implemented immediately yielding instant ROI. Greg’s intense focus on productivity and efficiency of process shines through on each project he undertakes. Greg has a strong belief in "The People Make The Party", and, "You Need To Be On The Fastest Path To Cash".
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Li Chen, Ph.D.
Li Chen, Ph.D. - Managing Director
Li is a strong leader with key organizational and influencing skills and results driven implementer & problem solver. She has over 20 yrs research and industrial expertise in lasers, optical systems & components design and system integration; tolerance analysis, prototype characterization, product & process transfer. Prior to Agave Partners, Li held senior management positions at Abbott Vascular and senior technical positions at telecommunication and laser companies. Leveraging her strong management, negotiation and communication skills, in recent years, she has been involved in investment activities.
Specialties: Key areas of expertise:
• Laser applications in medical devices
• Laser material processing
• Fiber optics telecommunication
• Optical design
• New technology evaluation
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