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Gordon B. Hoffman

Serial entrepreneur and manager


Gordon Hoffman is managing director of Northwest Technology Ventures.he was a seed investor in Ambric.

He is founder or co-founder of several companies including Eagle Design Automation, Caedent Corporation, and West & Associates. He has also been with Synopsys, Viewlogic Systems, Mentor Graphics, United Technologies where he created the Microelectronics Center, Mostek, and Texas Instruments.

Hoffman received his BSEE from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and his MSEE from Stanford University.