Los Angeles, CA
Will Geiger joined Touchdown Ventures in 2017. At Touchdown, Will focuses on investments in materials science, retail, supply chain, sustainability & circular economy, and industrial technology. Prior to Touchdown, Will worked in the growth private equity group at Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, where he invested in lower-middle-market B2B software companies. Will began his venture capital career working for the Gideon Hixon Fund, the venture investment arm of the Hixon family office. He also led an investment in the Saint Archer Brewing Company, where he served as an advisor to Saint Archer’s management team until it was acquired by MillerCoors in 2015.
Will graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with a degree in Environmental Science and Business, and received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management where he was a Carter Fellow and a Venture Fellow.
Will currently teaches corporate entrepreneurship & innovation at UCLA Anderson. He is an avid sports enthusiast, and has been a lifelong fan of the Lakers, Dodgers, and Los Angeles Kings. He enjoys playing competitive tennis, beach volleyball, and skiing. Additionally, Will is a skilled guitarist, having played for more than 20 years.
Watching my Kings win their first ever Stanley Cup in 2012. All the rooting finally paid off!