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Reese Schroeder is the Managing Director of Motorola Solutions Venture Capital. He has been in this role since January, 2004. In this position, he is responsible for overall management of Motorola Solutions’ corporate venture capital program.

Reese joined Motorola, Inc. in 1989. Prior to his current position, Reese was a Director in Motorola’s Corporate Development and Strategic Transactions Group responsible for a wide variety of M&A activity. During his tenure with Motorola, he has served in various capacities in the Networks Business Unit, including Senior Manager of the Contracts Department, Commercial Strategies Manager for the International Marketing Organization, Director of Operations for the Asia Pacific business and Director of Business Development.

Prior to joining Motorola, Reese was Vice President of Sales and Administration for a Midwest-based manufacturer of chemical transportation containers. He also engaged in his own private law practice for a brief period of time.

In 1981, Reese graduated from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois with a B.A. majoring in Political Science. He also received his J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 1984.

Reese has been active in Future Founders of Chicago for the past 5 years. In addition, he has been active with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society since 2008 as team captain of Reese's Pieces, as well as serving for two years on the Light The Night Volunteer Leadership Council. Finally, he mentors start-up companies every year at Tech Stars in Chicago.