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Sherman Williams II

Academy Investor Network

Sherman is the Managing Partner of the Academy Investor Network (AIN) and AIN Ventures, where he invests in dual-use technology and veteran-led startups.

Prior to joining AIN, Sherman worked as an M&A investment banker at William Blair and Greenhill, and built a personal angel investment portfolio of startups from the pre-seed to Series A stage.

Before embarking on his career in business, Sherman spent 7.5 years as a Naval Intelligence Officer and deployed to multiple locations around the world.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Sherman holds a Bachelors of Science from the U.S. Naval Academy and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

As a member of Class 26, Sherman is serving his fellowship at Academy Investor Network under the mentorship of Arvind Gupta.