Dag Syrrist is the founder and CEO of Craft Ventures.
He has a broad range of venture, fund management, business development, public policy, and regulatory experience accumulated over more than 30 years in the venture industry in the U.S. and Europe. He was a co-founder of Global BSN, a private network of 15 Fortune 100 companies incubating start-ups to address enterprise needs, and prior to that was a co-founder of Vision Capital, a transatlantic VC firm. He was VP at Technology Funding, a national venture firm with multiple equity and venture debt funds and more than 200 portfoliio companies. Dag has chaired and worked with numerous private and governmental advisory and policy boards in technology and regulatory affairs, including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Science Foundation, White House Office of Science and Technology, estern Governors Association, Sandia, Hanford, and Oakridge national laboratories, and NATO Scientific Advisory Board. He has also served on the board of numerous U.S. and European emerging and growth-stage technology and services companies.
Dag has a BS from Lincoln University and MS in International Economics from San Francisco State University, and devotes pro bono time to non-profits, including the Magnusson Institute on data privacy.