Norman Winarsky



Platform Venture Studio


Norman Winarsky is Advisor to Startups, Author, and Angel Investor. He is past President of SRI Ventures, which he founded, and which has launched more than 70 companies with a total market value of over $70B.

Norman was co-founder and board member of Siri, which was a startup spun out from SRI in January 2008. Siri has now been incorporated into all Apple iPhones, computers, homepods, and more.

He is co-author of "If You Really Want to Change the World: A Guide to Creating, Building, and Sustaining Breakthrough Ventures,"​ published by Harvard Press.

Norman is a Lecturer in Management at Stanford Graduate School of Business, with a special focus on teaching how to create breakthrough companies.