CIE Advisory Board Profile
Marc van den Berg
Marc van den Berg joined Technology Partners in 2012 as their newest Partner, focusing on Cleantech, investing in Energy Technology, Water Technology, and Advanced Materials opportunities.
Marc's investing career began early last decade where he was most recently a Managing Director at Vantage Point Capital. Prior to his venture capital career, Marc spent 25 years in executive leadership positions at venture-backed startups in Silicon Valley that included stints in high energy Excimer lasers, advanced oxidation water purification, semiconductor capital equipment and electronic materials. Marc was GM/VP at Advanced Materials Company, ATMI from 2001-2005 where he ran a global business in the electronic materials marketplace. From 1995 to 2002 Marc was VP of Engineering at Microbar Inc., a semiconductor lithography chemical company with a rich portfolio of advanced water treatment and advanced electroplating equipment products. In the early 1990's Marc joined garage start-up Purus Inc., an advanced oxidation water purification company in the heart of Silicon Valley as Director of Engineering and a member of the executive management team. During the decade of the 80's Marc spent his early engineering career with XMR Inc., developing UV laser systems for use in the semiconductor, military, medical and automotive fields. He enjoys assisting entrepreneurs in their quests to grow exciting new companies.
Marc is a graduate of Santa Clara University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.