SOURCE: Lanza techVentures

March 04, 2015 11:00 ET

Lucio Lanza Resigns From Harris & Harris Group Board of Directors

Cites Differences Over Company's Strategic Direction

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2015) - Lucio Lanza today resigned from the board of directors of Harris & Harris Group, Inc.®, an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, citing disagreements over the company's strategic direction.

"I have the utmost respect for the company and its board," says Dr. Lanza, a board member since 2010. "Its concept is unique and allows everyone to be part of the venture capital dream." According to Dr. Lanza, Harris & Harris is the equivalent of the "Internet of Venture," enabling people to invest and partner in ways that ordinarily would not be available to them.

About Lucio Lanza
Lucio Lanza is the Managing Director of Lanza techVentures, an early stage venture capital and investment firm in Palo Alto, Calif., and the 2014 recipient of the Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions to Electronic Design Automation (EDA). Since 2008, he has been a general partner of Radnorwood Capital, LLC, an investor in public technology companies. Previously, Dr. Lanza was a non-executive director of ARM. He currently serves as chairman of the board of PDF Solutions, Inc., a provider of technologies to improve semiconductor manufacturing yields, and is on the board of directors of several private companies. Dr. Lanza joined the venture capital industry after executive positions at Olivetti, Intel, Daisy Systems and Cadence Design Systems. He holds a doctorate in electronic engineering from Politecnico in Milan, Italy.

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