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Weinert WAVE Advisory Board

Dan Reed

Dan Reed

Managing Director

American Family Ventures

Dan Reed is the Managing Director of American Family Ventures, the direct venture capital arm of American Family Insurance. American Family Ventures invests in early stage companies focused on insurance, connectivity, and analytics. Dan has worked as a strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group and in various strategic roles at American Family. He has experience as a principal in two start-up companies. Additionally, his work history includes hospital administration at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and a career as a professional baseball player with the Baltimore Orioles.

Dan holds an M.B.A. with a concentration in Strategic Management from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from Stanford University.

Board roles include:

  • Shoutlet
  • Networked Insights
  • Revolv
  • WorkFace
  • Zero Locus
  • Abodo
  • Wisconsin Technology Council
  • University of Wisconsin Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship – WAVE advisory board
  • Former board president, Wisconsin CASA

Contact Information:

Dan Reed
American Family Insurance
6000 American Parkway
Madison, WI 53783
Office: 608-242-4100 x30081
Mobile: 608-345-1694