Garrett Winther


Garrett Winther is an early stage investor and venture builder, focused on combining physical and digital technologies to shake up industries. He brings together his background in engineering and experience in design, strategy and venture to help a diverse range of companies as they go from 0 to 1.

Garrett is Partner at HAX, the world’s first and most active venture capital program for hardware. He works hands-on with early stage startups from all over the world to define their go-to-market, product and investment strategies.

Prior to HAX, Garrett lead the largest programs at IDEO, a global design and innovation firm, for a variety of global clients as well as launching ventures in health, automotive, retail and consumer electronics. During his time at IDEO, his teams influenced over $80 billion dollars in revenue and instilled cultures of fast-paced innovation in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Garrett holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and always building new capabilities across software, design and strategy. He currently splits his time between HAX’s San Francisco and Shenzhen locations.