Delbert W. Yocam is a Co-founder and Managing Partner (Bellevue, WA) of Yocam Holdings LLC. He is a former chairman and CEO of Borland, former president, COO & director of Tektronix and a former Apple Computer executive. At Apple, Mr. Yocam ran several product groups and became Apple's first chief operating officer (COO).
Mr. Yocam's chief executive career began as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Borland International, Inc. in 1996. Since leaving Borland, Mr. Yocam has been a venture capitalist where he has focused on investing in either early stage companies with high potential for transformational success or business opportunities with unique dynamics that requires the mentoring of both executives and executive leadership teams. The successful companies he has helped to either build or participate in governance include Adobe, AST Research, Hollywood Park, Integrated Measurement Systems, Konnects, Oracle, Raster Graphics, Softricity, Sapiens International, Xircom, and The Tech Museum of Innovation.
A graduate of California State University Fullerton, Mr. Yocam holds an MBA from California State University Long Beach, and has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus by both schools. He served on the national board of directors of the American Electronics Association, and on the Special Advisory Council to the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress.