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Charles Phipps

Since joining Sevin Rosen Funds in 1987, Charles has worked with many entrepreneurs who fit this profile, helping to build thriving companies in several pivotal high-technology segments. He has worked with companies in the integrated circuit and solid-state industries, guiding such start-ups as Cyrix Corporation, Benchmarq Microelectroncs, Digital Furnace, and SiTera, to market success. More recently, he has focused on opportunities in the telecommunications and enterprise software and services areas. He currently sits on the board of EG Technology.

Like his fellow SRF partners, Charles brings a wealth of related experience to his current assignments. Before joining the firm, Charles spent 30 years at Texas Instruments where his primary role was the development of new businesses driven by semi conductor and solid-state technologies. During his stint at TI, Charles consulted to the U.S. Department of Defense on the development of technology export policies and served on various committees for the Air Force and Defense Science Board.

Now retired, limited direct investments in southwest ventures.