Michael Walden

Michael Walden is an Investment Committee member and Operating Partner of Rethink Impact and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Rethink Capital Partners. Through his role as COO, Michael oversees the operations of Rethink Capital Partners and ensures the necessary connectivity between Rethink ventures and the Rethink Capital Partners back office.  Since joining Rethink Capital Partners in 2011, he has developed the firm’s operating division. He is a member of the Investment Committee for Rethink Impact, Rethink Education, Rethink Community, and Rethink Healthcare Real Estate and has served on the boards of EVERFI, NextSeed, Neverware, and Lessonly.

Michael brings 30 years of experience establishing, operating and growing businesses in a variety of industries. This includes operating positions in venture-funded growth companies in the technology and telecommunications sectors.

Michael began his career in Washington, D.C. serving on the legislative staff of U.S. Senator Arlen Specter. Mr. Walden received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Richmond.