Paul Edstrom


Mr. Edstrom has been in the semiconductor industry for 35 plus years, with both manufacturers and financial services companies.


B9 Partners, LLC

Managing Partner (Jan 2014 – Present)

Responsible for sourcing and evaluating opportunities for an equipment trading business focused on used front-end semiconductor manufacturing equipment. The firm works within the secondary market to acquire assets, either on its own or with investors and then remarkets those assets either as-is, or after refurbishment by partnering with OEM/3rd party companies, as well as providing contract remarketing services to chip manufacturers.

KeyAssets Financial, LLC 

Senior VP Technology Investments Manager (Oct 2011 – Oct 2013)

Responsible for all asset-related investments, including all related valuations and risk underwriting for an electronics manufacturing equipment portfolio. Other responsibilities include any relevant equipment operations activities, along with managing key OEM and third-party relationships.


Chief Technology & Business Development Officer, Global Electronics Services(Sep 2002 – Sep 2011)

Responsible for directing equipment investments, optimizing portfolio results, and providing strategic commercial development leadership activities. More specifically this involved building and managing an average annual billion dollar-plus global electronics equipment portfolio and with strong profitability.

Comdisco, Inc. 

Product & Operations (1992 – 2002)

Original member of an executive team that successfully started and built a multi-billion dollar equipment finance and asset management services division for Comdisco, Inc. Led the equipment refurbishment operation and product management team.


Southern Illinois University, Carbondale —Bachelor of Science