Will Foss

Faculty Director, Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund

Will Foss Zell Lurie Institute University of Michigan Ross

Will Foss is a venture investor, advisor, and operator in AI, robotics, deeptech, mobility, and cleantech companies. Currently, Will is an advisor to the Boston Dynamics AI Institute Leadership team, where he advises some of the world’s leading AI researchers and roboticists. He is also a venture partner with Chakra Growth Fund, an Advisor to autonomous vehicle operator, Goggo Network, and is in the process of launching a venture fund. Will previously worked as an investor and operating partner at SoftBank Group, where he invested in and served as a board director or Observer to Boston Dynamics, Fetch Robotics, Goggo Network, 1nce, and more. Before moving to venture capital, Will led Business Development and Commercialization for Derq, an AI software company born out of MIT, and worked as an innovation and strategy consultant at Monitor Deloitte, focused on the Future of Mobility and Go-to-Market Strategy for Tech companies. Will holds an MBA and BA from the University of Michigan.