Bob Creeden, Managing Director of the UVA Seed Fund & New Ventures at the UVA Licensing & Ventures Group (LVG), supports the creation of high-quality ventures based on university technologies and leads the day-to-day operations of the $20 million investment fund. Since joining LVG in September 2016, Creeden has facilitated 24 strategic investments in companies emerging from the university portfolio with two exits.
In addition to more than 30 years of experience in commercializing new technologies, both as an entrepreneur and investor, Creeden has more than 20 years of experience as an early stage venture capitalist in the Boston area. He served as Vice President of the Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation, an early stage venture firm that funds technology-based companies in Massachusetts, and then as General Partner at Egan-Managed Capital, a $150 million Boston-based venture fund. In 2005, Bob established and implemented the $35 million Partners Innovation Fund at Partners HealthCare in Boston.
Bob holds a BA in Economics from Holy Cross College and an MBA from Suffolk University, and for six years was a faculty member in the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program of the Gordon Institute at Tufts University and is currently an Adjunct Faculty at the Darden School of Business at UVA.