Investor Profile

Sean Dalton

General Partner

Highland Capital Partners

Sean is a General Partner focusing on breakthrough opportunities in mobile technologies, semiconductors and advanced materials. He currently represents Highland on the boards of CHiL Semiconductor, Innovative Silicon, MokaFive, QD Vision, Starent Networks (Nasdaq: STAR), Tatara Systems and Zoove and also actively works with ANDA Networks. Sean is a former director of AccessLan Communications (acquired by Advanced Fibre Communications), Altiga Networks (acquired by Cisco), Casero (acquired by Radialpoint), CCTV Wireless (acquired by TerreStar), Covergence (acquired by Acme Packet), Envoy Networks (acquired by Texas Instruments), Ocular Networks (acquired by Tellabs), Optasite (acquired by SBA Communications), P.A. Semi (acquired by Apple), (merged with World Wide Technology) and Telica (acquired by Lucent). The prestigious Forbes Midas List has recognized Sean as one of the top venture capitalists in the industry.

Prior to joining Highland, Sean was a Venture Associate at Fidelity Capital focusing on investments in communications and electronic commerce. Before Fidelity, Sean worked as a Product Manager – Internet Services for GTE where he developed remote access and other network services for ISPs and large business customers. While at GTE, Sean led the nation’s first ADSL trial for Internet access.

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