Will Poole is co-founder and managing partner of Unitus Seed Fund, India’s #1 seed impact investor, supporting startups that innovate for the masses. He also co-founded Capria, the first business accelerator for impact fund managers. He serves on the board of Bangalore-based Vidyanext, whose mission is to change the way India learns.
Will is a Trustee of Pinchot University and advises Western Governors University and Brown University on technology. He founded Social Venture Partners Seattle’s Fast Pitch program, serves on the investment committee of the W-Fund, and serves on the board of Global Washington and global health pioneer Village Reach.
Will was previously a corporate vice president at Microsoft where he led several international businesses, including Windows. His career started by founding startups at the dawn of the PC era, working in the early days at Sun Microsystems, and pioneering e-commerce at eShop which was acquired by Microsoft in 1996.