Mike Winterfield

Founder and Managing Partner, Active Impact Investments

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-West

Stream: Climate

Mike Winterfield is the founder and Managing Partner of Active Impact Investments where he exclusively supports small to medium-sized social ventures scale their impact and profit by providing funding and extensive capacity building services to the portfolio companies. Prior to this, Mike was a Top 40 under 40 with 20+ years in the tech industry specializing in services companies and SaaS products. He worked for 16 years in various executive roles for award winning companies, most recently the President of Traction Rec and COO at Traction on Demand. Prior to that, he was the President of Randstad Professionals running $300M in revenue. Mike’s greatest expertise is in enterprise sales, building high performing teams, improving operational efficiency and execution.

He serves on the board of directors at DSRF, Sametrica, GoJava, and ChopValue and is a mentor/EIR at CDL-West Climate stream, Spring Activator, NVBC, and Founder Institute. Mike has a Queen’s BSC, INSEAD exec MBA and got his board training through the Beedie Directors Education Program (DEP). He’s also an avid lover of nature and any form of outdoor activity or experience.