Mr. Jackie Yang is a co-founder and Managing Director of TransLink Capital. He brought over 10 years of venture investment experience to the team and was one of the most active investors in the semiconductor industry during that period. Jackie is responsible for TransLink's investments in Montage, WinKing, Sandforce and LensVector. Before starting TransLink, Jackie was the Senior Vice President at UMC Capital and was responsible for UMC's investment activities in the United States and China. During his tenure at UMC Capital, he was the founding investor in Maxlinear (NYSE: MXL), Montage Technology Group, and Parade Technologies, and served on the boards of Aicent, Aurora Systems, ForteMedia, Praesagus (acquired by CDNS), Triscend (acquired by XLNX), and WisChip (acquired by Micronas). He was also responsible for other UMC portfolio companies including Intellon (NASDAQ: ITLN, acquired by Atheros), Silicon Wave (acquired by RFMD), and Spreadtrum Communications (NASDAQ: SPRD). Jackie started his venture career at InveStar Capital in 1996, where he specialized in semiconductor and telecommunication companies. He was actively involved in InveStar U.S. portfolio companies including Advanced Analogic Technologies (NASDAQ: AATI), AltiGen Communications (NASDAQ: ATGN), Centillium Communications (NASDAQ: CTLM), Marvell Technology Group (NASDAQ: MRVL), and Sage (NASDAQ: SAGI, merged with Genesis Microchip). Jackie received his MBA degree from University of Missouri, Columbia and BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Tsinghua University, Taiwan.