Westly Group

Timothy Wang

Managing Partner

Tim joined the Westly Group in 2016 and has been investing at the forefront of mobility, IoT, and industrials markets. He brings a passion for accelerating change toward a more sustainable world and helping entrepreneurs achieve their ambitions for scale and impact. 

He led the firm’s investment in Luminar (LAZR),  a global leader in the automotive lidar technology sector that went public in 2020 through a multi-billion dollar IPO. He also currently sits on the boards of RapidSOS, Optimal Dynamics, TREX, and Aquicore and previously sat on the board of Simple Energy (Uplight). 

Tim has accumulated deep expertise as an operator/entrepreneur turned investor. Tim began his career as an analyst at S&P Capital IQ, a leading financial data provider for financial institutions and advisory firms. Tim worked with the Client Development team out of their New York office before moving to Hong Kong to lead their Asia go-to-market efforts and build a team that would manage relationships with all of Capital IQ’s clients in the region.

Tim holds a BA in International Relations from Brown University and an MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business.