Barry Weinman
Co-founder of Allegis Capital, HiBEAM and Dragon Bridge Capital
Barry Weinman has been making venture capital investments, principally in Silicon Valley, since 1980. He is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Allegis Capital. The Allegis Capital Venture Funds manages over $500 million of corporate strategic money from a diverse set of 32 global corporations including AT&T, Boeing, Fujitsu, General Electric, Motorola, Sun Micro, Siemens, Procter & Gamble, Dow Jones, JP Morgan, and Honda.

Since 1980, Barry and his partners have helped take over 70 private companies public. He has served on the Board of Directors of  numerous high tech public  and private companies.   Barry holds a B.S. from Clarkson College of Technology, and an M.A. from the London School of Economics / University of Southern California. The London School of Economics finds the Hawaii Gas Cap Law quite amusing.

In mid 2005 he co-founded DragonBridge Capital in Honolulu, Beijing and Shanghai. DragonBridge is a Merchant Bank focused on assisting Chinese technology companies to enter US capital markets by establishing their US headquarters in Hawaii. This strategy is a public / private partnership between DBEDT/HTDC and DragonBridge and we share China offices and work together to encourage Chinese tech companies to partner with Hawaii companies.

Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, Barry held management positions with AT&T, IBM, and Fairchild Semiconductor. He co-founded Interactive Applications Inc., the first on-line manufacturing software and services company, merged it with Boole & Babbage which went on to have an Initial Public Offering

During his time in the US Navy, LT Weinman served on the USS Radford (DD446) at Pearl Harbor and was the speech writer and intelligence briefing officer for the US Ambassador to London and John McCain (Senator McCain's father) who was the Commander of US Naval Forces in Europe prior to becoming CINCPAC in Hawaii. From 1988 to 1995 he taught in the Entrepreneurial Program at the USC Business School.   Barry is a UH Foundation Trustee, Chairman of the Investment Committee, and serves on the Board of Hoana Medical.

Together with his wife Virginia, they created the Weinman Foundation which supports a number of Hawaii and California Charities. This foundation established the Weinman Chair of Entrepreneurism, (held by Rob Robinson), and the Pacific Center for Entrepreurnism at the College of Business at UH.

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