Mr. Halstedt is Co-founder and Managing Director of Centennial Ventures, a national venture capital firm formed in 1981 and focused on networks of all kinds. He has served as Chairman of a number of private and publicly traded portfolio companies. Previously he was Executive Vice President and Director of Daniels & Associates, Inc., a private communications service company involved in cable television system operations. Platoon leader and battalion operations officer in a U.S. Army combat engineer battalion in Vietnam. Taught computer programming at both the U.S. Army Engineer School and at Dartmouth College. Received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1999 in the category of Supporter of Entrepreneurship, which recognizes a standard of entrepreneurial excellence. Founding President of the Venture Capital Association of Colorado and has previously served on the board of the National Venture Capital Association.
• B.S. in Management Engineering, Worcester Polytechnical Institute
• M.B.A., The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College; named Edward Tuck Scholar