President and COO, Rethink Capital Partners & Managing Partner, Rethink Community
Michael Walden is a Managing Partner of Rethink Capital Partners and Chief Operating Officer of Seavest Investment Group. Through his role as COO, Michael oversees the launch, development and operations of the Rethink Capital Partners venture strategies. Since joining Seavest in 2011, he has lead the development and launch of Rethink Capital Partners’ four venture funds and developed the firm’s operating division Seavest Investor Services. He is a member of the Investment Committee for Rethink Education, Rethink Impact and Rethink Community and currently serves on the Board of Directors of portfolio companies Empowered Education, Lessonly and Neverware.
Michael brings over 20 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.
Mr. Walden 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.