BS, BA, Stanford University, 1987; MBA, Tuck School of Business, 2002. At Tuck since 2002.
Areas of Expertise
Private equity, entrepreneurship, technology
Current Research Topics
Professor Wainwright's work focuses on private equity best practices, growth company valuation, governance of investment funds and startups, fund team succession and compensation, institutional fundraising, asset allocation, risk management, maximizing exit sales and IPO values, and entrepreneurial management strategies.
Professor Wainwright is an investor and board member in growth companies and is executive director of both the North Country Angels and the Granite State Angels. He serves on the editorial board of The Jounal of Entrepreneurial Finance and Business Ventures.
Fellow, Consortium for Graduate Studies in Management, 2000-02; NASDAQ Educational Foundation Grant, 2003-04
Professor Wainwright has published Financing Energy Projects (Prentice
Hall, 1997), co-authored with A. Thumann, and the following articles
co-authored with C. Blaydon: "The Year of Valuation Guidelines," Private
Equity Annual Review (January 2003), "The Stage Is Set," Private Equity
International (May 2004), "A Model Limited Partnership Agreement?"
Venture Capital Journal (July 2004), "Surprise! Valuation Guidelines Are
Being Adopted," Venture Capital Journal (June 2005), "Participating
Preferred," Venture Capital Journal (July 2006).
In addition to his work at Tuck and Dartmouth, Professor Wainwright is founder and president of GlobalNet Capital, LLC.
Prior to joining academia, Professor Wainwright worked in financial services and entrepreneurship in positions including senior loan consultant at Diversified Capital Funding, and vice president of business development at Energy Capital Partners.