Forest Baskett, PhD

Special Partner

Forest has been with NEA since 1999 and is currently a Special Partner focused on technology investing. He holds board positions at several private companies. During his time at NEA, he has seen many of his investments become public companies. Prior to NEA, Forest was Senior Vice President of R&D and Chief Technology Officer of Silicon Graphics, Inc. Before joining SGI, he founded and directed the Western Research Laboratory of Digital Equipment Corporation. He began his career as a professor of computer science and electrical engineering at Stanford.