Ingrid Vandervelt

Entrepreneur, investor and media personality, Ingrid Vanderveldt (iV) has made “Empowering a Billion Women by 2020”(EBW2020) her mission. By leveraging her business, policy, and media initiatives, Vanderveldt strives to guide motivated women to success and help make their visions a reality by providing the tools, technology & resources.

In business, she was the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence (“EIR”) for Dell Inc. She led Dell for Entrepreneurs, which includes initiatives such as the Dell Founders 50. Vanderveldt used her expertise to help Dell’s Government Affairs team architect the first Federal and State based Entrepreneur in Residence Bill, aimed to simplify small business regulatory hurdles to help business owners start and grow their companies. Her tenure as the Dell EIR concluded in 2014.

Vanderveldt holds the position as Founder & CEO of the holding company, Ingrid Vanderveldt LLC, the CEO of VH2 Energy Investments & Green Girl Energy, and is the Founding Organizer of the GLASS Forum (Global Leadership & Sustainable Success) for women. She travels non-stop promoting women and entrepreneurship issues around the globe based out of Austin Texas where she lives with her husband, a professional skydiver and their two dogs. You can follow her at @ontheroadwithiv