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William B. Rosenzweig

William B. Rosenzweig

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William B. Rosenzweig is co-founder and Managing Partner at Physic Ventures, the first venture capital firm dedicated to investing in keeping people healthy. He was founding CEO of The Republic of Tea, and he has been involved in growing the health and sustainability sectors through his work as an entrepreneur and investor at Odwalla, Stonyfield Farms, LeapFrog, Brand New Brands, Revolution Foods, GoodGuide, Gazelle, and Yummly. In 2010, he was selected by a committee of Nobel Laureates for the Oslo Business for Peace Award, which represents "the highest distinction given to a businessperson for outstanding accomplishments in the area of ethical business." Mr. Rosenzweig has taught MBA courses at Berkeley Haas since 1999. He co-authored the bestselling book The Republic of Tea: How an Idea Becomes a Business (Doubleday 1994), which was named one of the 100 Best Business Books of all time.

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