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Lucio Lanza

Serial Entrepreneur


Lucio L. Lanza founded Lanza techVentures in January 2001 and serves as its Managing Director. He is one of the best known people in the industry based on the number of companies he has helped or funded. He was honored with the Phil Kaufman Award in 2014
He is an advisor to, holds seats on the boards of, is an investor in, many companies both within the EDA space and outside of it.

In 1986, he founded EDA Systems and served as its Chief Executive Officer.
His early career was spent with Olivetti, Intel, and Daisy Systems.

Lanza holds a doctorate in electronic engineering from Polytechnic University of Milan