Dipender Saluja is Managing Partner of the Technology Impact Fund, and Managing Director of Capricorn Investment Group, an investment firm founded to demonstrate that it’s possible to invest profitably while driving sustainable positive change. Capricorn manages about $7B in assets and strives for extraordinary investment results by leveraging market forces to accelerate large scale impact. Capricorn's investment process is grounded in comprehensive perspectives on long-term, global trends in technology, energy, healthcare, transportation and agriculture. Some of Capricorn’s past and current investments include Tesla, Planet, Redwood Materials, Joby Aviation, SpaceX, QuantumScape, Twitter, Vitamin Water, FORM Energy, and Helion Energy. Prior to Capricorn, Dipender was Chief of Staff at Cadence, a global market leader in electronic design, where he built and managed businesses that worked closely with electronics companies around the world. Prior to that he was at Data General (EMC), Honeywell, ROLM (IBM), and GF Energy Research Center. He’s an electrical engineer by training, and attended UND, Univ of Minnesota and Stanford. Dipender serves on the boards of AST, GotIt, Innovium, Insyte, Joby Aviation, Kinestral, Navitas, QuantumScape (NYSE: QS), Raxium, Saildrone, SPAN IO, and SummerBio, on the Leadership Council of Cyclotron Road, on the investment committee of PRIME, and is a commissioner of the Global Commission to End Energy Poverty (GCEEP). He is based in Palo Alto, California.