Glenn Gow

Glenn Gow


Glenn Gow is a former CEO and has been a board member of four companies. In his role as a Partner at Clear Ventures, he also coaches CEOs. His specialty is working as a board member to help guide companies through technology disruptions, especially AI. He has advised numerous leading tech companies including Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and many more, on strategy.

Presently, he serves as a Partner at Clear Ventures – a VC firm whose partners have
produced 34 exits yielding $52 billion from 8 IPOs and 24 acquisitions. As a board
observer for Clear Ventures portfolio companies, he is responsible for helping
management teams accelerate growth by leveraging technology.

Glenn brings extensive technology domain expertise at the board level, helping companies take advantage of the digital transformations happening in their industries, with a special focus on AI.
Glenn is a respected thought leader on a variety of technology marketing and AI. His articles have been published in
Forbes, Fortune, CIO Magazine, Inc., and InfoWorld. He is a sought-after speaker on the topic of technology-enabled
growth and has spoken at the National Association of Corporate Directors, MIT/Stanford Venture Lab, Harvard Business School, Northern California Venture Capital Association.

Glenn’s board experience includes:

      • Member Board of Directors, Soteria Intelligence. Glenn contributes to corporate strategy, risk, and governance. Soteria is an AI-based company delivering the next generation of social media and digital customer experience solutions.
      • Chairman of the Board and CEO, Crimson Consulting Group. Glenn ran this highly successful strategy consulting firm, while serving as Chairman of the Board. The company helped Apple, Facebook, Google,
        Microsoft, Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Oracle, SAP, Seagate, VMware and many start-ups become even more successful through strategic and technical marketing consultation. The company was sold.
      • Member Board of Directors, acuteIQ. Glenn advised the CEO on strategy, corporate structure, product
        roadmap, market adoption, and positioning. acuteIQ is a customer acquisition platform that uses artificial intelligence and first-party data to deliver a 4X improvement in performance. The company was acquired.
      • Member Board of Directors, Ventra Systems. Glenn contributed to strategy, governance and compensation issues. Ventra is a revolutionary water processing system to remove toxins from groundwater. The company was
      • Advisory Board Member, Glenn advised the CEO on the transition from a professional services firm to a subscription-based revenue company. is a company collects consumer data from celebrity fans to enable pinpoint targeting, resulting in massive improvement in revenue across multiple venues and channels. The
        company was acquired.

Glenn holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSBA in Quantitative Management from the University of Florida. Glenn advises Stanford Engineering and Computer Science students on digital transformation and business.

Glenn is an avid sportsman and adventurer including skiing, mountain biking, scuba diving, rock climbing, skydiving,
kayaking, paddleboarding, kiteboarding, and surfing with friends and family.