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Bruce Walicek

Bruce Walicek is Principal of Radian Capital Advisors, a firm engaged in advising and consulting with private and public companies on strategy, financing, strategic business development, and M&A advisory. Previously, from 2008 to 2016, Mr. Walicek was the President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Board Director of Pixelworks, Inc. (Nasdaq:PXLW), an innovative provider of video display processing technology. Prior to joining Pixelworks, Bruce was an Executive-in-Residence at Sevin Rosen Funds, a VC firm focused on building leading global technology companies. From 2003 to 2006 Bruce was with Worldview Technology Partners, an IT focused VC firm based in Palo Alto, where he was responsible for sourcing new investments and acting as a board member and advisor for portfolio companies. Before joining Worldview in 2003, he was with Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown’s Global Investment Banking group and led their Semiconductor Investment Banking practice. He joined Alex. Brown in 1996 as the Senior Equity Research Analyst covering the Semiconductor and Electronic Design Automation industries.During his career, he has raised over $3B in financing for large multinational public corporations as well as venture backed startups, including IPOs, secondary offerings, private placements, debt offerings, private equity investments and M&A. Some notable firms include Pixelworks, Transmeta, Atmel, Amkor, ChipPac, Cooper and Cyan (acquired by Cadence) Infineon, Intersil, Level One Communications (acquired by Intel), MEMC, and MIPS Technologies. Before entering the financial services industry in the mid 1990s, he held executive management positions in the Semiconductor industry at Texas Instruments, VLSI Technology, and Cirrus Logic. He started his career at Tracor Inc. in Austin, developing signal processing systems for anti-submarine warfare applications. Bruce holds a Master of Business Administration from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Texas State University. He earned the ISS Public Director Certification through the Directors’ College Executive Education Program at Stanford University.