Dennis Liu looks after Global Strategy & Business Development for Ford’s Research & Innovation Center, Palo Alto. He heads Ford’s Silicon Valley corporate development efforts managing venture capital investments and engagement in the ecosystem.

Dennis has a breadth of experience across industries and verticals as an operator as well as strategist. He began his career in investment banking before moving into internal consulting / finance roles within corporates, worked at a VC firm and a few startups (co-founded two) before joining Ford.

Dennis is from Irvine, CA.  He earned a B.S. from the University of California – Riverside and an MBA from the University of Michigan – Stephen M. Ross School of Business.