Winter Mead

Principal

Winter is a member of the investment team at Sapphire Ventures, based in San Francisco and Palo Alto. Before joining Sapphire Ventures in 2014, he worked at Hall Capital Partners, an SEC-registered investment advisor with $31.0 billion under management, including $11.1 billion in alternatives. As a member of Hall’s private equity group, Winter covered buyout, growth, distressed, credit, venture capital and other private equity strategies. Prior to Hall, Winter founded an international food distribution and logistics business. He also spent a number of years working for several early-stage technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Winter holds an MSC degree from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and an AB from Harvard University. He is also a CAIA Charterholder. Winter is involved at the committee level with the National Venture Capital Association and the Institutional Limited Partners Association.