greg warnock - managing director
As co-founder and managing director, Dr. Greg Warnock, PhD brings fund formation, principal investment and operational experience to Mercato Partners. His operating experience spans retail, technology, biotech and marketing businesses. Greg currently serves on the board of directors of Skullcandy and Cymphonix.
Prior to Mercato Partners, Greg Warnock was a co-founder of vSpring Capital, an early stage venture capital fund with over $300M under management. Greg was principal in more than 20 M&A transactions prior to vSpring and launched and operated 21 businesses. Greg is the founder of Junto Partners, an entrepreneurship education initiative that trains and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs. Greg has been named as one of Utah's most influential people, Utah Business Outstanding Director, the 2009 Utah Business Mentor of the Year and was honored with the Supporter of Entrepreneurship Award at the Ernst & Young Special 20th Anniversary Gala Event. Greg received a B.S. in computer science and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Utah and recently completed a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship and Venture Finance at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business.