The head of the oldest quasi-public venture capital firm in the U.S. is stepping down.

Walter M. “Jerry” Bird has set Aug. 30 as his last day as president and CEO of MassVentures, the state’s venture capital arm.

He first started at MassVentures in 2005, after working as a venture capitalist in the private sector for the previous nine years. Bird succeeded Robert Crowley as president in 2011 of what was then known as the Massachusetts Technology Development Corp., prior to its rebranding as MassVentures…

Boston Biz Journal