Will Coleman

Founding Partner, Regen Ventures

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Oxford

Stream: Climate

Will Coleman is a founding partner at Regen Ventures launched in 2020 to fund early-stage companies addressing our most pressing planetary and human health challenges.

Before ReGen Will was the CEO of Lucid, the leading commercial building IoT platform with over 1.5bn square feet on the platform. Will sold the business to Acuity Brands in 2018. Will also founded Onramp Capital, which was focused on accelerating corporate innovation and incubation in clean energy and industrial technologies. Previously Will was a partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, helping to build their Cleantech practice in MDV IX ($2bn AUM) and invested in companies across the building technology, energy, mobility, and materials sectors.

He has been a leader in clean technology innovation for two decades, testifying multiple times before the U.S. Senate and Congress, authoring legislation on innovation credits, and sitting on the investment advisory board of California’s $1bn Low Carbon Transportation Fund. Will has also served on the advisory boards of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Berkeley Energy & Climate Institute, and the Wilderness Society. Will graduated with an AB magna cum laude from Harvard University, an MBA from the Haas School of Business, and an MS in Energy & Resources from UC Berkeley.