Tanguy Chau focuses on diversified technology investments..
Prior to Formation 8, Tanguy managed teams and projects for McKinsey & Company’s tech and healthcare practice in Palo Alto. Before that, he led energy investments with the Angeleno Group, a growth equity firm in Los Angeles. Tanguy also founded Sample6 Technologies (formerly Novophage), a synthetic biology company enhancing food safety. He served on the Board of Directors for the Harvard COOP, and was elected to the MIT Board of Trustees in 2012.
Tanguy received his PhD in Chemical Engineering, and MBA in Finance from MIT; and was a University Medal Finalist at UC Berkeley where he completed his undergraduate. He also competed internationally as a member of the Belgian national sailing team, and the Belgian chemistry Olympiad team.