Mr. Banatao is the Managing Partner of Tallwood Venture Capital and was formerly a venture partner at Mayfield Fund. He was the former Chairman of Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) and SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc. (listed at NASDAQ as SIRF and subsequently acquired by CSR plc). Mr. Banatao was also a co-founder of technology startups S3, Chips & Technologies and Mostron, all of which developed chip sets for personal computers.
Mr. Banatao holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, cum laude, from the Mapua Institute of Technology in the Philippines and a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Stanford University. He is an inductee of the Stanford University Asian Hall of Fame for the development of advanced chip designs.