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Winslow Sargeant


Winslow Sargeant is the Senior Advisor for Globalization and Head of Capital Markets for Genaesis, LLC (https://www.genaesis.com). In this role, he syndicates opportunities with unaffiliated third-party capital partners – both domestically and internationally – facilitating optimized valuations and deal structures. 

He is Chair of the Board with the International Council for Small Business (ICSB).  During his tenure, he helped to educate government and non-profit organization leaders on what is required to build sustainable ecosystems for small businesses.  At ICSB, he worked with a select group of member countries in the United Nations to establish the Micro-, Small and Medium-Sized (MSMEs) International Day; which was ratified by the United Nations General Assembly on April 6, 2017.  Dr. Sargeant went on to organize the inaugural Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) forum at the United Nations, held since 2017.

From 2010 to 2015, he was the Chief Counsel for Advocacy with the United States (US) Small Business Administration (SBA)Office of Advocacy. Appointed by the President of the United States (POTUS) in 2009. The Chief Counsel for Advocacy advances the views, concerns, and interests of small business before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, federal courts, and state policy makers.  He received a recessed appointment in August 2010 and was later confirmed unanimously by the US Senate in November 2011.   

He is CEO of Purple Team Technologies, a supply chain logistics planning company; Board member of CircleIn, an educational study preparation company for college students, and Executive Chairman for Hylux, LLC, a sports beverage company. Dr. Sargeant actively invests in the information technology services.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Dr. Sargeant earned a BS from Northeastern University, an MS from Iowa State University, and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, all in electrical engineering. He received the inaugural Wisconsin Distinguished Young Alumni Award in 2002 and was the 2003 Outstanding Engineering Alumni awardee from Northeastern.  He received the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award from the University of Wisconsin College of Engineering. 

He serves in advisory, trustee and board positions at the University of Wisconsin, Northeastern University, and Morgridge Institute for Research and a founding member of the Board of Director at First Women's Bank.

Winslow is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 11 and served his fellowship under mentor John Neis at Venture Investors in Madison, WI.