As the founder of 1955 Capital, Andrew Chung aims to invest in technology from the Americas and Europe that have the potential to solve the most pressing problems in China, India, and the developing world. Prior to founding 1955 Capital, Chung was a general partner at Khosla Ventures where he focused on transformative companies in the areas of sustainability, health, and emerging technologies. This followed on the heels of Chung’s time at Lightspeed Venture Partners, where he helped build the firm’s practice in education, genomics and cleantech. As a well-known voice in sustainable technology and U.S.-China collaboration, Andrew has keynoted at the White House, Swiss Economic Forum, Asian Venture Capital Journal Forum and frequently advises federal and state government officials on energy policy.
Chung holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Harvard University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with honors, and a master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.