Richard is an Associate on Next47’s team in Palo Alto where he focuses on enterprise software and frontier technologies investments. He has actively worked on Next47’s investments in Logz.io, Built Robotics, and 15Five. Most recently, Richard was part of Merrill Lynch’s technology investment banking team where he supported Salesforce’s acquisition of MuleSoft as well as Fastly’s and Avalara’s respective IPOs. Richard graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor’s in business. Outside of work, you can usually find Richard at urban/hip-hop dance classes at On One Studios (San Jose) or scouring the bay area for adequate Hong Kong food when he misses home.