Shawn Kung

Shawn Kung is an angel investor from Silicon Valley, serving as a venture partner at AV8 Ventures, a former advisor of Facebook, Pinecone, Toucan. He is also an esteemed mentor at Y Combinator, Stanford University, and the founder of VSF Founders Club.

Prior to his advisory roles, Kung had an extensive career as a serial startup product operator, with multiple successful exits from early-stage (Aster Data - Seed to $300M exit) to growth-stage (Tenable - Series B to $3B IPO).

With over 20 years of experience in enterprise software, he has made significant contributions to Silicon Valley companies such as Ariba, Oracle, and NetApp.

Additionally, Shawn served as the industry Board Chairman at UC Santa Cruz Research Center.
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