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Wendell Brooks



Wendell is launching Snowcloud Capital, a new venture capital firm focused on providing growth capital to the deep technology sector. For the past six years, Wendell led Intel Capital as President and served as a Senior Vice President at Intel Corporation, sitting on the management committee. He managed a $5 billion portfolio of investments and led the acquisitions of Altera ($16B), Mobileye ($15B) and Habana ($2B) as well as the divestiture of McAfee ($7B).

Prior to joining Intel, Wendell enjoyed a 25-year career as an M&A advisor. He served as a managing director at Allen & Co., the leading M&A advisory boutique in the technology, media and telecoms space from 2008-2014. Prior to that he worked as a managing director leading the European TMT practice for Salomon Smith Barney from 1993-2008. He has spent half of his career based in Europe and half in the US.

Wendell holds a BSIOE from the University of Michigan in 1987 and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago in 1991. He is on the board of the Michigan Alumni Association and on the board of the university’s Innovation Partnerships. He has served on the boards of Joby Aviation and SambaNova Systems. Wendell lives with his wife Karin in Ann Arbor, and they are the proud parents of four wonderful children.