Founder Conversation with Clement Pang (In Cantonese)

FoundersHK is hosting a Zoom Talk with Clement Pang - CoFounder of Wavefront (acquired by VMware for $375M).

It is our great pleasure to have Clement to share his amazing founding story and lessons learn, we will also discuss the following topics:

* Roles of founders (and how to pick yours)
* How to come up with what to build (fundable ideas)
* Top 3 mistakes we made as founders
* And more!

Speaker:
Clement Pang - Principal Engineer/VP @ VMware, CoFounder, Chief Architect of Wavefront

Moderated by:
Philip Lam - Co-Founder of Founde
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Clement is the CoFounder and Chief Architect of Wavefront, a high-performance streaming analytics platform that supports 3D observability. Wavefront had raised a total 65.5M from Sequoia, SHV and Tenaya Capital, and acquired by VMware for $375M in 2017. Clement currently serves as Principal Engineer/VP at VMware. 

Clement is also an active angel investor, interested in B2B/B2C startups with focus in data, distributed computing, AI/ML, infrastructure problems.

It is our great pleasure to have Clement to share his amazing founding story and lessons learn, we will also discuss the following topics:

  • Roles of founders (and how to pick yours)
  • How to come up with what to build (fundable ideas)
  • Top 3 mistakes we made as founders
  • How to build a high performing engineering team
  • And more!
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Clement serves as Principal Engineer/VP at VMware in the Modern Applications Platform Business Unit (MAPBU). He was a co-founder and Chief Architect at Wavefront which began in January 2013 with venture funding from Sequoia, SHV and Tenaya Capital, and was acquired by VMware (USD 375M) in May of 2017.

At VMware, Clement still codes every day, is involved in sales, strategy, hirings, and evangelizes observability techniques. You can find his talks on YouTube on product and the observability space.

Prior, Clement was a Staff Engineer/TL at Google in the Risk Engineering team.

Clement was born and raised in Hong Kong and attended Rice University in Houston, Texas. Clement is also a mentor at FoundersHK.