Venture partner at Capital-E.
Mr. Jelski has both extensive investment and industrial experience. Until recently and since 2000, Robert was sector head and partner in the global 3i venture team. Prior to that, he was divisional president and general manager within Danaher and Eurotherm in the UK and France. He started his career in HP’s R&D department and thereafter became National Semiconductor’s marketing manager for telecommunications in Europe.
Robert has extensive knowledge of the electronics/semiconductor sector in Europe and Asia, particularly fabless semiconductor operations, opto electronics, nanotechnology, component test and packaging and capital equipment as well as a good knowledge of the industrial instrumentation markets. He has also been actively involved in the FSA European Advisory Council, IBM’s Power.org VC council as well as a speaker at numerous semiconductor and nanotechnology conferences.
Robert obtained a BSc in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, MSc Digital Controls & Communications and an MBA from INSEAD. In addition to his native English, Robert speaks French and German.