Rick WaldronPortland, Oregon, United States
Rick Waldron is a seasoned business leader with significant experience in new business creation. Having worked with leading technology and consumer brands, he has a well-rounded understanding of the entrepreneurial spirit necessary to drive innovation and push beyond business models. His expertise spans across building teams, creating platforms, and leading new business initiatives to success. Waldron possesses a multidisciplinary perspective, and his background includes business development, M&A, corporate venturing, consulting, law, coaching, and business incubators to deliver breakthrough results. He has studied at prestigious institutions such as Harvard Law School and Princeton University and holds certifications in leadership coaching and transition coaching. The Nike Innovation Accelerator and Intel Corporation are some of the companies where he has contributed his expertise. Waldron invests in the success of others, making him a great leader, manager, and coach. He is passionate about everything he does and thrives on the fun and adventure of innovation and new business creation, applying unparalleled planning, stamina, and perseverance to each challenge.