Evergreen National Education Prize

Steering Committee Bios

The faces behind the prize

Brad Greenwald


Founder and Managing Partner, Hilltop Venture Partners, EVERGREEN PRIZE MANAGING DIRECTOR

Brad Greenwald is the Founder and Managing Partner of Hilltop Venture Partners which invests in and manages early stage technology businesses. Over the past 30 years, Brad has successfully launched and operated innovative technology start-up and corporate businesses.

Brad has held senior management roles in several global companies including Time Warner Cable and Polaroid. Brad currently manages Hilltop Venture Partners which invests in and helps manage early stage technology businesses including Covered, ClinOne and LeaseQ. He is the founder of Education Funding Partners, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver and an invited speaker at several national venture capital conferences.  He has served on the Board of Directors for Oxfam America, Food Bank of the Rockies and Share Our Strength’s “Cooking Matters”, as well as currently serving on the Board of Colorado Public Radio. He is an Aspen Institute Crown Fellow.

Brad received a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He resides in Denver, CO with his wife and three children.

Elise Grinstead