Rick Grinnell

Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures

As a venture capitalist and seasoned operator, Rick Grinnell has invested in some of the most dynamic companies in security, enterprise infrastructure and storage. During his 15 years of venture capital experience, most recently as Co-Founder and Managing Director of Fairhaven Capital, he has led investments and served on the board of directors for companies such as EqualLogic (acquired by Dell), Prelert, Pwnie Express, Resilient Systems (acquired by IBM), Trackvia and VeloBit (acquired by Western Digital). He is active with various entrepreneurial programs at MIT, Harvard and Tufts Universities, and is a frequent judge at MassChallenge. Grinnell has been recognized by the New England Venture Network with the Community Leadership Award for his philanthropic work and contribution to the community.