Chair, Band of Angels

Angel investor Ron Weissman is an educator at heart. “I love working with startups and mentoring management teams,” he says. His teaching and mentoring expertise stems from a career that covers education, technology and investing. He taught Italian Renaissance history, and then pivoted to technology, working with Steve Jobs at NeXT Inc. He was drawn to investing and was a partner in a global venture capital firm. In 2006, Weissman became an angel investor and now advises startups and other angel