Perry is the founder and managing director of Draper Athena – a venture capital firm with offices in the US, Korea, Hong Kong, and China. He has been an active venture investor since 1997, invested in many successful companies, and served as CEO of three different companies. Currently, he is serving on the board of several private and public companies in broad industry sectors including AI, semiconductors, advanced materials, eSports, and consumer Internet.
Prior to Draper Athena, he was a management consultant advising Fortune 1000 clients on technology portfolios management and product development. Prior to that, he managed an R&D Group at Amicon, a life sciences device company, which was acquired by Milipore in 1994. He was granted two design patents during his tenure at Amicon.