Wesley Chan

Wesley Chan

ADVISOR TO GOOGLE VENTURES

Wesley Chan is a leading product innovator. As an early employee at Google, he started new disruptive opportunities including Google Analytics and Google Voice. Wesley is a recipient of Google’s founder award — the company’s most prestigious recognition — for leading the development of Google’s early client efforts, which led to the development of Google Chrome and other native app products.

Wesley was also a General Partner at Google Ventures where he led seed and early stage investments across enterprise and consumer software-as-a-service, and mobile startups. He holds 13 U.S. patents from his work on starting Google’s business in targeted display advertising.

Additionally, Wesley has held positions as a research lead at HP Labs, a Program Manager at Microsoft, and holds both master’s and bachelor’s degrees in computer science and electrical engineering from MIT where he did his graduate research at the Media Laboratory. He was selected as a “Top 35 under 35” innovator by Technology Review magazine in 2010.