Dr. N. Darius Sankey, Ph.D.
Ocean Tomo China
Phone: US +1 310 968 0126 CN +86 040 0120 3480
N. Darius Sankey, Ph.D. is Co-President of Ocean Tomo China overseeing the China Technology and Intellectual Property Services on behalf of Ocean Tomo and Sinofaith IP Group. He holds B.S. degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering from MIT and a Ph.D. in Optical Engineering from the Institute of Optics, University of Rochester.
Darius is Chairman of the Board of 3 Discovered, and a seasoned executive in the venture capital and technology industries .Darius has served as Managing Director at Sway Ventures, and Ocean Tomo leading the Innovation Management Practice .Before his work with Ocean Tomo, Darius served as Senior Director of Portfolio Management at Intellectual Ventures where he managed the Investment Strategy , acquisitions, divestitures and developing licensing programs for the Invention Investment Fund.He also served as a Managing Director at Zone Ventures , an affiliate of Draper Fisher Jurvetson.
He also served as a board member for several companies including Unium(acquired by Nokia), 3 Discovered , Siimpel Corporation(acquired by Tessera) and Neven Vision( acquired by Google). He has worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, Inc.At RAND and AT & T Bell Laboratories he held strategy planning as well as R & D positions.He is an adjunct professor at the Rady School of Business at the University of California, at San Diego(UCSD).