Ari Fine Glantz is the Executive Director of the New England Venture Capital Association, where he works with the region’s venture capital leaders to foster a collaborative, inclusive, and prosperous innovation ecosystem. In Ari’s seven years with the NEVCA, the organization has grown its membership, expanded its legislative impact, and launched successful programs and initiatives in diversity, workforce development, and regional brand. Ari serves as a coach, judge, and mentor for a variety of accelerators and pitch competitions around Boston, and is an infrequent contributor to TechCrunch, BostInno, and TEDx.
Outside of the NEVCA, Ari operates a custom woodworking and furniture business, plays in too many amateur baseball leagues, and spends as much time as possible in his conversion van. He is a graduate of Vassar College and a native Cantabrigian.