Managing Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Michael Hara is the Managing Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at Hercules Capital.
He is a 36-year industry veteran of the personal computer, computer graphics and semiconductor industries, and was previously Vice President of Investor Relations and Business Development at Cortina Systems, a leading supplier of high-speed network communication semiconductors.
Prior to Cortina, Michael served as Sr. Vice President of Investor Relations at NVIDIA from 2000 to 2011 and helped grow NVIDIA from a private startup to a multi-billion dollar public company. He joined the company in 1994 as their first director of marketing where he was prominent in creating their corporate identity and product line branding.
Prior to NVIDIA, Michael worked at S3, Wyse Technology, Radius, Verticom Graphics, Vermont Microsystems and GE Healthcare in various sales, product line development, and corporate and strategic marketing roles.
He is a graduate of DeVry University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics Engineering.