In addition, he is the managing partner at Polynomial Ventures, a venture capital firm focusing on consulting for, and investing in, innovative technology startups.
A technology visionary, Valentor was previously a vice president at Wind River Systems, a leading global software provider. As a result of the investments he led in the company’s field engineering organization, revenue more than doubled in a three-year period, and customer loyalty and staff performance both strengthened under his leadership. He also held management and leadership positions at NXP Semiconductors (formerly Philips Semiconductors and VLSI Technology) and served in various roles at Zenith Data Systems, where he was instrumental in increasing annual sales from $75 million to $1.5 billion.
Valentor earned his M.B.A. and his bachelor’s degree in mathematics at the University of Illinois Chicago.