Alex Suh is a founding Managing Director with California Technology Ventures, LLC, a Southern California venture capital firm that focuses its investments in the fields of life sciences and information technology. Suh is the managing director that invests in life sciences as well as information technology.
Suh is also a founding Managing Director with J.J. Jacobs Enterprises, LLC and Jacobs Capital Group, LLC, both Pasadena-based venture capital and fund-of-fund firms where he has invested in other venture capital funds globally that offer a strategic fit with California Technology Ventures.
Before co-founding Jacobs Enterprises, Jacobs Capital Group and California Technology Ventures, Suh was an entrepreneur who started several businesses, helped develop the first small business incubator in the San Gabriel Valley, managed several small business-lending programs, consulted with nonprofits and cities on economic development projects and taught college in entrepreneurship, business and management.
He has sat on the advisory board for EmTek, a San Diego-based community small-business lending and equity program; LARTA, a technology think tank; Claremont Graduate University's Venture Financial Institute; and formerly the Life Science Steering Committee for the State of California Governor's Office.
His community involvement included past president to Villa Esperanza, a school for developmentally challenged persons; distinguished president for Kiwanis; advisory board member for Women at Work and the Crippled Children's Society; Special Olympics coach and others.Suh graduated from the University of Denver's School of Business with a degree in management. He was honored in 2009 by being named among the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business, while California Technology Ventures was also named by ACQ Finance Magazine's Technology Investor of the Year for North America.