Rick Grinnell is Managing Partner at Glasswing Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm dedicated to building the next generation of AI technology companies that connect consumers and enterprises and secure the ecosystem. As a venture capitalist and seasoned operator, Rick has invested in some of the most dynamic companies in security, enterprise infrastructure, and storage. During his 15 years of venture capital experience, he has led investments and served on the board of directors for companies including EqualLogic (acquired by Dell), Prelert (acquired by Elastic), Pwnie Express, Resilient Systems (acquired by IBM), Trackvia, and VeloBit (acquired by Western Digital).
Rick is active with various entrepreneurial programs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard, and Tufts, and a frequent judge at MassChallenge. Rick earned BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from MIT and an MBA from HBS.