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Winslow Sargeant

IEEE-USA Entrepreneurship Policy & Innovation Committee

Winslow Sargeant is currently a member of the IEEE-USA Entrepreneurship Policy & Innovation Committee, and Managing Director of S&T, LLC, a firm supporting investment and business development for early-stage growth companies in cybersecurity, energy, communications, capital formation, and education.

Previously, in 2010, Dr. Sargeant was appointed by President Obama to the position of Chief Counsel for Advocacy in the US Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy. Prior to this appointment, he served as Managing Director from 2006 to 2010 for Venture Investors, LLC, an early-stage venture capital firm in Madison, Wisconsin. From 2001 to 2005, he was Program Manager at the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Office.

Before joining NSF, Winslow co-founded Aanetcom, a fabless semiconductor chip company. He served as Associate Adjunct Professor in electrical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania from 2000 to 2005. Dr. Sargeant is currently Managing Director of S&T, LLC, a firm supporting investment and business development for early-stage growth companies in cybersecurity, energy, communications, capital formation, and education.

Dr. Sargeant is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). He is Chair of MyQVO, an early-stage educational technology company. Dr. Sargeant received the inaugural 2002 Wisconsin Distinguished Young Alumni Award and was a 2003 Outstanding Alumni Awardee at Northeastern University. He was a 2014 Wisconsin Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award winner. He earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University; and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University.

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