Bessemer Venture Partners has announced the promotion of Christopher Wan to Vice President. Since joining the firm in 2021, Wan has utilized his extensive background in engineering, law, and policy to guide entrepreneurs through complex market strategies. Specializing in seed and early-stage investments, particularly in the deep tech sector, Wan has been instrumental in projects related to artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and climate technology. He has also contributed significantly to Bessemer’s deep tech landscape, notably in developing the XB100 ranking and the accompanying State of Deep Tech report. David Cowan, a partner at Bessemer, commended Wan’s dedication and intellectual curiosity as core values of the firm. Prior to his tenure at Bessemer, Wan’s professional journey included roles at Facebook and In-Q-Tel, as well as academic contributions to AI policy at Stanford.

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