Paul Thurk is a Managing Director with ARCH Venture Partners.
Mr. Thurk joined ARCH in 2000 from SSM Ventures, via a two-year Kauffman Fellowship with the Partnership. He focuses on solid-state lighting, semiconductors, advanced materials, nanotechnology, electronics and optoelectronics. Mr. Thurk has also been a key part of ARCH’s efforts at Los Alamos National Laboratory and at Sandia National Laboratories in their entrepreneur-in-residence program with the U.S. Department of Energy. He recently established ARCH’s Dublin, Ireland office to assess European-sourced technology and investment opportunities.