US Managing Partner
Erik Lassila is Managing Partner of Peakview Capital, heading US investments and operations.
Erik has been a venture capitalist and fund of funds manager for nearly 20 years. Prior to joining Peakview Capital, he invested in early and growth stage technology companies based in Silicon Valley with VC firms Mayfield Fund and Clearstone Venture Partners. He was a general partner in funds totaling $540 million of committed capital.
Erik also lived and invested in China for 6 years where he co-founded the USD investment practice for Share Capital Partners, a growth capital firm based in Shenzhen. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Prior to his venture career, Erik held operating roles with Texas Instruments and Motorola and earned a BS Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from Stanford University.