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William Rosenzweig

Faculty Co-Chair at Berkeley Haas Center for Responsible Business
Center for Responsible Business
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Academic Status: On duty
Personal Homepage: https://foodventurelab.com/about/will-rosenzweig/
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)
LinkedIn Profile


BA, Cornell University

Positions Held

At Haas since 1999
1999 – present, Social Impact Fellow and Lecturer, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
1999 – present, Faculty Advisor and Advisory Board Chair, Global Social Venture Competition, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

External Service and Assignments

2016 — present, Senior Advisor, Generation Investment Management
2014 – present, Board Member, Creative Capital
2014 – present, Board Member, Consumer Physics, Inc.
2014 – present, Board Member, On-Being with Krista Tippett
2012 – present, Advisory Board Member, The Culinary Institute of America
2007 – present, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Physic Ventures, LLC
2015 – 2018, Dean and Executive Director, The Food Business School
2013 – 2015, Commission Chair, Vitality Institute
2002 – 2007, Founding CEO, Brand New Brands, Inc.
2002 – 2007, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Great Spirit Ventures
2001 – 2004, Advisor, The Rockefeller Foundation
1998 – 2000, Chairman, Winetasting.com
1996 – 2006, Co-Chair, Board of Directors, Net Impact
1995 – 1998, Sr. Vice President, Odwalla
1994 – 1999, Founding Advisor, LeapFrog
1990 – 1996, CEO, Co-Founder, Minister of Progress, The Republic of Tea
1988 – 1990, Executive Director, TED Conferences
1988 – 1990, President, Clement Mok Designs
1984 – 1987, Vice President, Nakamichi MEA

Current Research and Interests

  • Arts and Culture
  • Civil Rights and Social Action
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health

Selected Papers and Publications

  • The Republic of Tea, How an Idea Becomes a Business. Doubleday Currency, 1992

Honors and Awards

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