Fmr. CEO, ClariPhy
Dr. Paul Voois is an entrepreneur and early stage investor with a track record of building valuable companies with unique, defensible technology in the networking, communications and software industries. In 2002 he co-founded ClariPhy Communications, a venture-backed supplier of optical networking semiconductors that was acquired by Inphi (NYSE:IPHI) in 2016. He served as ClariPhy’s CEO until 2011 and as Chief Strategy Officer until its acquisition. Prior to founding ClariPhy, he served as CEO of 8×8 (NASDAQ:EGHT), a market leader in voice and video over IP technology. Dr. Voois received an M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford and a B.S. (summa cum laude) from Penn State, all in electrical engineering. He is an inventor on 24 issued United States patents.
Dr. Voois is an active early stage investor. He resides in Orange County, CA and is a member of Tech Coast Angels and a manager of the Cove II Fund.