VP Sales & Marketing
Dan Grotsky combines experience with vision to produce impact. He is a serial entrepreneur and sales and marketing professional, with a passion for sustainable development. His work experience ranges from software and communication systems to agtech and cleantech, in five countries and four languages.
Dan is Co-Founder and VP Sales & Marketing at Groundwork BioAg, a bioagriculture venture that produces highly-effective mycorrhizal inoculants for commercial agriculture. He has co-founded and managed four additional ventures, of which one was acquired, and he has personally raised over $20M venture funding. As an angel investor, Dan has held interests in eight ventures, three of which produced successful exits.
As a business development executive in several technology companies, Dan has forged and managed dozens of strategic partnerships, including five Fortune 100 customers, valued in millions of dollars each.
Dan holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, an MS, EECS, from MIT, and a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Tel-Aviv University. He graduated as a Fellow in the Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) program at MIT, and as a Fellow at the Heschel Sustainability Center. Dan is a Sergeant Major (ret.), alumnus of the Israeli military intelligence "Talpiot" program (unit 8200).
Dan is an active mentor and volunteer in several educational, political and business organizations, promoting Israeli entrepreneurship, academia and democracy.