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Dr. Chenxi Wang

Founder and General Partner,
Rain Capital

Dr. Chenxi Wang is the Founder and General Partner of Rain Capital, a  Silicon Valley-based venture fund. A well-known investor, technologist, and thought leader in the Cybersecurity industry, Dr. Wang is the founder of the Forte Group, an advocacy non-profit for women in tech, and she serves on the Board of Directors for MDU Resources, a Fortune 500 company. Previously, Chenxi held a number of executive positions at Twistlock, Intel, and Forrester Research and as Vice-Chair on the global board of directors for the OWASP Foundation. Chenxi was named by Fortune as one of the Top Cyber Investors in the world, and by Cyber Risk Alliance as Women Investor of 2021. She was recognized as Women-of-Influence by SC Magazine. 

Chenxi’s career began as a faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University, where she helped found the Cybersecurity Lab of Carnegie Mellon. Chenxi is a trusted advisor to IT executives and a sought-after keynote speaker. She has headlined events worldwide and been featured by top media outlets for her thought leadership work. Chenxi holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Virginia.