Fellows Directory

Greg Horowitt

Jun Capital Partners

Greg Horowitt is the Managing Director of T2 Venture Capital; a seed and early stage fund focused on high impact investments in the technology and healthcare sectors. He is a serial entrepreneur, author, lecturer, and advisor to governments and economic development organizations around the world including the World Bank, U.S. State Department, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), USAID, and Aspen Institute. He is also the co-author of the best selling book on innovation, 'the Rainforest: the Secret to Building the Next Silicon Valley. In addition, he is co-founder of Global CONNECT, a think tank based at the University of California, San Diego, which focuses on the development and growth of innovation economies.

Under his leadership, Global CONNECT has grown to encompass one of the world’s largest networks of innovation hubs: more than 40 programs in 20 countries. He was formerly the interim Managing Director of CONNECT, an organization which is generally credited with San Diego’s success as a technology leader. He is also a lecturer and advisor to UC San Diego’s Rady MBA Ventures Program.

He has served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, and was President and CEO of a venture-backed enterprise software company in Silicon Valley. Before that, he held senior executive positions with a Berkshire Hathaway portfolio company.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Greg graduated with high honors in Biochemistry, (and minors in Economics and Music Performance), from the University of California, San Diego.

Greg's personal interests include surfing, yoga, adventure travel, good food, and great wine.

As a member of Class 15, Greg served his fellowship at T2 Venture Capital under the mentorship of Leo Spiegel from Mission Ventures.