First-Round Judge: Adrienne Greenwald

About Adrienne Greenwald

Adrienne Greenwald is the Managing Principal at VentureNet Iowa where she guides entrepreneurs applying for Iowa’s innovation funding. Her responsibilities at VentureNet include market opportunity evaluation, strategic planning, capitalization strategies, management recruitment, business evaluation, and organizational and structural logistics. She’s involved directly in event and project planning and execution. And she manages marketing, communications, and talent recruitment.

Adrienne earned a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State University and an MA in Strategic Communication from The University of Iowa. Her checkered past includes a variety of campaigns, freelance writing, women’s health and arts non-profits, international hospitality, and teaching English abroad. She’s also an amateur gardener, avid traveler, cyclist, yogi, and animal lover.

Adrienne Greenwald - First Round Judge for the 2023 InnoVenture Challenge