Ken Ehrhart is a founder/General Partner of SunBridge Partners with a broad investment focus across Internet systems, RFID, sensors, security and displays.
Ken co-founded SunBridge partners and its predecessor Equitek Capital, played a significant role in developing the firms’ research-based investment strategy, and has been actively involved across all investments, including Alien Technology, Flarion Technologies, NITV and Viztec. He is currently a member of the the Board of Directors of Alien Technology, NITV, and the nonprofit oceanearth.
From 1996 to March 2000, Ken served as the Director of Research for the Forbes published, monthly technology investment newsletter, the Gilder Technology Report. As Director of Research, he was responsible for technology assessment, trend analysis, market research and company evaluation in the areas of semiconductors, computers, displays, software, consumer electronics, Internet, e-commerce, fiber, satellites, wireless, telephony, and cable technologies.
In 1993, Ken founded E—Consulting, a technology-focused consulting and research firm offering services that included technology assessment, market research, strategic planning, business development, joint venture formation, mergers and acquisitions. Ken has over 15 years experience in the technical evaluation, testing, installation and maintenance of electronic security systems, including wired and wireless (RF, IR, ultrasonic, and acoustic) intrusion and fire detection sensors, video surveillance, access control, building automation, uninterruptible power supplies and real-time monitoring equipment.
Ken graduated with honors in two Bachelors degree programs at UC Berkeley in 1987. He attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University from 1987 to 1989.