W Fund General Manager & Former UW Vice Provost—Commercialization
Sector Expertise: Information Technology
Linden Rhoads is the former vice provost of the UW Center for Commercialization, the unit of the University that seeks to commercialize discoveries emerging from research conducted at the UW. Previously, Rhoads was a veteran executive in the Seattle high-tech community. She co-founded or served as an active director or interim CEO of several successful Seattle-based startups, including ChiliSoft, Singingfish.com, AdRelevance, GBI, and Nimble Technology.
Through her firm Seattle Ventures, she has been an active investor in high-tech companies for over a decade. Linden is a member of the Alliance of Angels and an LP in a number of prominent VC entrepreneur sidecar funds.