Henry Huang

Investment Director

Investment Areas:

Computing & Connectivity

Henry Huang is an Investment Director with TDK Ventures, focusing on computing and connectivity.

Prior to joining TDK Ventures, he had extensive experience in the telecommunication industry, including various roles with AT&T, NextG Networks (acquired by Crown Castle), Tarana Wireless, 3TEN8, and TSS Wireless (acquired by AMDOC). His responsibilities covered R&D, engineering, product management, customer success, technical sales, marketing, and investment.

He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), both in Electrical Engineering. He is currently an Executive MBA student with The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

In his free time, he loves to travel around the world with his wife and three children. He has backpacked in Tibet, hiked in Peru, and ran a marathon in Switzerland.

Current & Upcoming Deep Explorations

Category: Connectivity & Computing

Quantum Computing

Development of quantum computers marks a leap forward in computing capability, we are exploring the potential quantum computing to drive massive performance gains.
Category: Connectivity & Computing
Explorer: Henry Huang

Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for Power Electronics

We are exploring the key for the next essential step towards an energy-efficient world lies in the use of these new wide bandgap power electronics materials that allow for greater power efficiency, smaller size, lighter weight, lower overall cost – or all of these together.
Category: Connectivity & Computing
Explorer: Henry Huang

AI Accelerator

This exploration provides learnings about the technology and market trend of AI accelerator in both cloud and edge applications.
Category: Energy & Cleantech
Explorer: Henry Huang

AgTech Weeding Robotics

This exploration provides learnings about robotic technologies that aim to automate weeding in agriculture.

Portfolio Companies Served

Board Observer
Verana Networks is building an innovative 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) solution for service providers that have licensed millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum.
XCOM Labs develop wireless technologies that deliver on the promise of next-gen mobile networks for commercial and government customers.

Previous Deep Explorations

Category: Connectivity & Computing
Explorer: Henry Huang

Open Radio Access Network

This exploration provides learnings over Open RAN which shows tremendous market potential and moves towards massive deployment, as it can reduce cost, improve performance and accelerate innovations.
Category: Mobility

Vehicle to Everything (V2X) Communication

This exploration provides learnings about Vehicle to Everything communication as it can improve driving safety, reduce air pollution, and increase traffic efficiency.
Category: Connectivity & Computing
Explorer: Henry Huang

5G mmWave RAN

This exploration provides learnings about 5G radio access network technologies and startup opportunities at millimeter wave band.
Category: Connectivity & Computing
Explorer: Henry Huang

Silicon-Photonic IC for Communication

This exploration provides learnings about photonic integrated circuits that use silicon as an optical medium for communication applications.
Category: Connectivity & Computing
Explorer: Henry Huang

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)

This exploration provides learnings about the technology trend and search startup opportunity in Field-Programmable Gate Array.
Category: Industrial
Explorers: Henry Huang, Starry Wang

Blockchain in Supply Chain

This exploration provides learnings about the technology foundation of blockchain and search for its potential applications in the supply chain.
Category: Mobility
Explorers: Henry Huang, Starry Wang

Vehicular Cybersecurity

This exploration provides a high-level overview of startups developing vehicular cybersecurity technology or solutions.

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