Dr. Atef Eltoukhy ’74

Aurum Capital Management
United States

Dr. Atef Eltoukhy is the chairman of Aurum Capital Management, a family office in Woodside, California. Formerly, he was a professor at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, a scientist at IBM and an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. He co-founded two companies in the digital storage industry and took them public. Eltoukhy received his BA and MA from Cairo University and was a graduate student and an instructor at AUC’s Department of Material Science in the 1970s. He holds a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he received the Distinguished Merit Award for alumni in 2015.