Jason Beck is a Principal with Vicente Capital Partners, where he focuses on sourcing, executing, and monitoring investments in software, internet, technology, and healthcare businesses. His current board seats and board observer positions include Campus Explorer, MedBridge Healthcare, and iBwave Solutions.
Prior to joining Vicente Capital, Jason was responsible for sourcing new investments, performing due diligence, and working with senior management teams to structure and execute transactions at Shepherd Ventures. Prior to Shepherd Ventures, Jason worked in design engineering, project management, and technical marketing roles at Entropic Communications (Nasdaq:ENTR) where he was a key contributor to the development of the MoCA cable home networking standard (the de facto connected home networking standard in the U.S.) and was responsible for the design and development of the c.Link home networking chipset that is currently deployed in Verizon’s FiOS service.
Earlier in his career, Jason founded and ran a business that provided design services and developed intellectual property used in a variety of integrated circuit and chipset applications, and he also worked in design engineering and management roles at ViaSat, Broadband Innovations, Logic Innovations, and Tiernan Communications. Jason is the holder of multiple U.S. Patents related to Channel Response Calculations in OFDM Receivers and he also holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College with distinction, and an M.B.A. with high distinction as a Carter Fellow and a Venture Fellow from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA.