Jordan is responsible for defining and managing the ongoing execution of AEye’s strategic business goals with partners, investors, and internally. Jordan was formerly an Operating Partner at Tri-Valley Capital, an early-stage investment firm focused on fostering companies at the intersection of hardware, software, and data. He co-led investments into a number of enterprise software-enabled companies, including AEye, Deep Sentinel, Vivalnk, 4DS, and more. Prior to Tri-Valley Capital, Jordan was the Co-Founder and Head of Business Development for VIRES Aeronautics, a startup focused on improving the aerodynamics of vehicles through new methods in mechanical design. Jordan received his Bachelor’s of Science at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley in addition to a Concentration in Engineering Leadership from the College of Engineering. Jordan has been recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30, Kairos 50, and Inc Magazine’s Coolest College Startups amongst receiving Cal Alumni Association’s Leadership Award, Rotary Club of Ignacio Outstanding Achievement Award, and NYSA’s Achievement Award.