Before joining Alpina Partners, Jörg was a venture partner with Munich based private equity firm, Target Partners, and prior to that a partner at the US-based power and energy fund manager, Ridgewood Capital. Previously he ran the Silicon Valley office for Infineon Ventures. Jörg has worked for a number of semiconductor companies in Europe and the US, most recently as Global VP Sales for Dresden-based ZMD. His track record includes 28 investments and successful exits via NASDAQ IPOs and LSE listings, in addition to numerous trade sales. Jörg has a masters in Electrical Engineering from RWTH Aachen. He worked as a researcher in the field of semiconductors at the Technion in Israel and at AT&T Bell Laboratories in the USA.