Will Herman

Viewlogic Systems, Inc. — Former CEO/Founder
Innoveda, Inc. — Former CEO/Founder



Will Herman is an entrepreneur, active angel investor, corporate director, startup mentor and author of The Startup Playbook. He was previously a serial entrepreneur, having started and managed five venture-backed companies, resulting in two IPOs and two corporate sales. In a series of transactions, including multiple IPOs, acquisitions and management buyouts, Will created almost $4 billion in value for his investors. Will is currently a fund advisor at the venture capital firm, Bolt, a mentor at TechStars and is a frequent speaker at startup accelerators.

As an angel investor, Will has invested in over 80 startups and actively advises ten of those companies. He sits on the boards of Jumpcloud and Concrete Sensors. He lives and works mostly in the Boston area.

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