Nicholas Brathwaite

Founding Partner
Nicholas Brathwaite is a founder and partner of Riverwood Capital.  Nicholas has spent over 25 years developing technology and building technology-oriented businesses.

From 1996 to 2007, he served as the Chief Technology Officer at Flextronics, where he oversaw the launch and growth of several of Flextronics’ largest business units, including an innovative push into product development.

Previously, Nicholas was a founding member of nChip responsible for development of the industry-leading advanced multi-chip module assembly process. Nicholas helps companies’ development through his unique combination of technology know-how and commercial judgment, adding value throughout the investment life-cycle at Riverwood.

Nicholas earned a M.Sc. Degree in Polymer Science Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada and a B.Sc. (Honors) Degree in Applied Chemistry from McMaster University, Canada. He is or was a director of Inphi, Northwestern Mutual Insurance Companies, Power Integrations, Photon Dynamics, Arkmicro, Riverwood Solutions, BrightSource, Tessera Technologies, Inc and Aptina Imaging.
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