Kay Min

Sr. Director

Kay Min joined the Cisco Investments team in 2011 and is responsible for all of Cisco’s acquisitions and investments in Optics / Optical Networking and Silicon (semiconductors) which continue to display dramatic increases in speed and component integration, and Hardware and Systems. Kay also has the geographic responsibility for Canada. Her extensive experience in roles of increasing responsibility in the product development and product management sides of optical networking includes both large companies (Pirelli and Lucent Bell Labs) as well as startups, Photuris (co-founder) and Mahi. A transition into investment banking and venture capital investing further broadened her experience.

Kay earned an MBA degree from Georgetown University and a BS in ceramic engineering from Rutgers University.

Portfolio

Ambiq Micro
AnDAPT
Aquantia
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Exited Portfolio
Bull City Venture Partners
Georgian Partners
Luxtera
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Exited Portfolio
Nantero
OMERS Ventures Fund II
Plexo Capital
Walden Riverwood Ventures II (WRV)

Regions

  • Canada
  • US

Domains

  • Core HW Platforms
  • Emerging Technology and Incubation