Patti Glaza

Patti Glaza

Semi-Finalist Judge

patti-glazaPatti Glaza is the Managing Director of Detroit Innovate & the First Step Fund, managing Invest Detroit Ventures and portfolio of investments.

Patti serves as a Board Member for the Michigan Venture Capital Association, The Great Lakes Protection Fund, and Next Energy.

Prior to joining Invest Detroit, Patti served as the CEO and executive management of several start-ups in the nanotech, energy, and healthcare IT sectors, was a principal at Arsenal Venture Partners, and manager at Accenture.

She is a graduate from James Madison College at Michigan State University and the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.