Former Chief Investment Officer, Builders Asset Management
Palo Alto, CA
Alan Chang is the former Chief Investment Officer at Builders Asset Management, the investment arm of Builders Vision, an investment platform dedicated to building a healthy and humane planet. While at Builders, he also served on the Builders Vision executive leadership team. Alan previously served as Partner, Managing Director and Investment Committee Member at Capricorn Investment Group, where he spent 15 years. Capricorn manages the investment portfolio of Jeff Skoll and his organizations in pursuit of Jeff’s vision of a sustainable world of peace and prosperity. Prior to Capricorn, Alan worked at DFJ New England (now New Atlantic Ventures) in venture capital and at Montgomery Securities (now Bank of America Merrill Lynch) in corporate finance as well as mergers and acquisitions. Alan is a CFA charterholder and received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S.E. from Duke University, graduating cum laude with a triple major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Art History.
Alan serves on the board of the Environmental Law & Policy Center. Previously, Alan served on the boards of Suminter India Organics, NOWDiagnostics, Agrica and a number of companies that embody a “doing well by doing good” approach. Alan’s other representative investments include Planet Labs (seed round), as well as Saildrone and Sargent Pharmaceuticals.
Alan and his wife Emily live in Palo Alto and have two children.