2024 speaker

Raymond Chik

Raymond Chik

Board Chair Untether AI
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Raymond Chik is an accomplished semiconductor chip design engineer, serial entrepreneur and an angel investor.

He completed his PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto in 1995. Since then he has co-founded several semiconductor startups, including his latest venture, Untether AI, which focuses on AI HW compute acceleration.

Raymond is a globally active contributor to the startup ecosystem, serveing on Hardtech Investor Network's Advisory Board , and as an Entrepreneur In Residence at the ventureLAB, a global hardtech founder community and technology hub. He is also a venture partner at Network VC and was the founding chair of the Toronto IEEE Solid-State Circuits Chapter.

His contributions have been recoginzed with awards such as the ACCE (Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs) Best Startup Award 2022 and Tech Business of the Year (2022) by Canadian SME Small Business Magazine.