Business Advisory Council
Dell Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Austin, TX
Ingrid Vanderveldt's (iV) is an entrepreneur, investor and business television host whose work is focused on Empowering a Billion Women by 2020 (EBW 2020) by providing tools, technology & resources to empower entrepreneurs around the globe. She is the Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) for Dell and owner of Ingrid Vanderveldt LLC and VH2 Energy Investments. Ingrid created and oversees the $100M Dell Innovators Credit Fund for Entrepreneurs & The Dell Center for Entrepreneurs. In 2012, Ingrid helped architect The Federal EIR Bill with Senator Mary Landreau (LA) & Representative Mike Honda (CA), and is currently working on legislation with State Senators to bring out a State-wide EIR bill in 2013. Ingrid is a seasoned business television personality and host of CNBC's first original primetime series, "American Made" and the online business series, "On the Road with iV. iV currently serves on the Advisory Boards of Springboard Enterprises, World Blu, Current Motor and the Young Entrepreneur Council. IV is the co-founder of The Billionaire Girls Club and is a Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) Member. In her philanthropic work, she is currently working on her first entrepreneurship & leadership school for women & girls and has provided grants to 27 women entrepreneurs in Haiti. iV is the 2012 Alumna of the Year for The Savannah College of Art & Design where she earned a Masters in Architecture. She also holds an MBA in entrepreneurship from The University of Texas at Austin.