Reese Schroeder currently serves as Managing Director of Tyson Ventures. He is responsible for building and managing the opportunity pipeline, as well as executing investment transactions. Prior to joining Tyson Foods, Reese was with Motorola for 28 years serving as Managing Director for Motorola Ventures/Motorola Solutions Venture Capital from 2004 until 2017. Prior to joining Motorola Ventures, Reese was a Director in Motorola’s Corporate Development and Strategic Transactions Group responsible for a wide variety of M&A activity. During his tenure with Motorola, he served in various capacities in the Networks Business Unit, including Senior Manager of the Contracts Department, Commercial Strategies Manager for the International Marketing Organization, Director of Operations for the Asia Pacific business and Director of Business Development.
Prior to joining Motorola, Reese was Vice President of Sales and Administration for a Midwest-based manufacturer of chemical transportation containers. He also engaged in his own private law practice for a brief period of time.
In 1981, Reese graduated from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois in with a B.A. majoring in Political Science. He also received his J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 1984.
Reese is the 2016 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Global Corporate Venturing organization.