Garrett Winther

Garrett Winther


Garrett Winther is a Partner at HAX, the world’s first and largest venture capital backed program for hardware. He empowers new startups with early stage investment, defining go-to-market strategies, and continuous development of HAX’s global ecosystem of founders, partners, and investors.

Prior to joining HAX, Garrett enjoyed eight years with IDEO, a global design and innovation firm, where he lead large innovation programs and global client relationships across a diverse portfolio of automotive, healthcare, retail, and consumer electronics businesses. During his time at IDEO, he and his teams influenced over eighty billion dollars in client’s annual revenue, launched numerous corporate ventures, and instilled cultures of ongoing innovation around the world.

Garrett also constantly draws from the highs and lows of launching his own venture-backed hardware startups in the past.

Garrett is continuously learning and building new ventures which has lead to a breadth of capabilities that complement his degree in Mechanical Engineering from M.I.T.. He enjoys life with his wife and two children in Shenzhen, China.