Federman has been a general partner in U.S. Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, since April 1990.
Mr. Federman was President and Chief Executive Officer of Monolithic Memories, Inc., a semiconductor company, from 1978 to 1987. Prior to serving as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Federman was the Chief Financial Officer of Monolithic Memories, Inc.
Mr. Federman also serves as a director for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a security software company, Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a semiconductor company, and various private corporations and charitable trusts. Previously, Mr. Federman served as a director of Centillium Communications, Inc., a developer and supplier of communications integrated circuits, and Nuance Communications, Inc., a speech recognition software company. Mr. Federman holds a B.S. in Economics from Brooklyn College and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Santa Clara University.
He has homes in Sausalito and Atherton, Ca.