Quan Funds


Quan Management LLC is the Investment Manager. Quan has managed technology funds in both quoted equities and venture capital across several market cycles. We have founded companies, sat on their Boards, and helped them grow. We developed knowledge and networks in various technology fields. Our unique entrepreneurial perspective and technology sector expertise gives us a clearer picture of how a company works and where it’s heading.

Ed Schneider, Managing Director

Edward Schneider is a managing director of Quan Management LLC. Mr. Schneider has over 20 years of investment experience, including 15 years managing technology funds in both quoted equities and venture capital. Prior to founding Quan Management in 2000, Mr. Schneider was a Geneva-based fund manager for Lloyds TSB Bank from 1994 to 2000, where he managed funds in excess of US$100 million as well as an external venture capital portfolio. From 1986 – 1994, Mr. Schneider was a buy-side equity analyst for Connecticut-based Wright Investors’ Service. Mr. Schneider holds a CFA designation, an MBA from Thunderbird and a BA from Emory University.



 Rob Kalman, Outside Director

Robert Kalman is a venture partner, and has worked with Quan Management LLC since its inception. Dr. Kalman has over 20 years of engineering, marketing and management experience in the telecom, datacom and photonics industries. Dr. Kalman was part of the founding team and engineering Vice-President at two optical networking companies including ONI Systems (acquired by Ciena for $0.9B). Dr. Kalman holds a PhD and MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.