Vice Chair of the Board of Managers
Warren Holtsberg serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Managers and as a Director of the Illinois Emerging Technologies Fund. He is a partner at The Tokarz Group, LLC, a private, New York-based merchant bank and is a member of the Board of Directors and Co-Head of Portfolio Management for its MVC Capital Fund (NYSE:MVC), where he sources and executes new investments and helps manage the Fund’s global portfolio of private equity, venture, and small and mid cap debt and equity investments. Previously, Mr. Holtsberg founded Motorola Ventures, the venture capital investment arm for Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) where he led the worldwide fund for eight years. Before Motorola, Mr. Holtsberg spent two decades with the U.S. Government where he held a number of senior executive positions in the Aviation, Defense and Intelligence communities. Mr. Holtsberg is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Venture Capital Association and the Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Center. Mr. Holtsberg is a graduate of the University of Illinois and the Kellogg Management Institute at Northwestern University J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.