Ingrid Vanderveldt (iV) is the Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Dell, CEO of Green Girl Energy, Founding Organizer of the GLASS Forum (Global Leadership & Sustainable Success), seasoned entrepreneur, business television personality and a passionate advocate for WOMEN + GREEN sustainability initiatives. Ingrid has designed and executed corporate, entrepreneurial and philanthropic programs to advance the economic success of women-owned and green-focused businesses and has worked with companies including Microsoft, Dell, Humana and SAIC. Ingrid created CNBC’s first original primetime series, “American Made” reaching over 1 M viewers around the globe and has hosted the Web shows ‘On the Road with iV’ and the ‘Road to SXSW 2010’. 2010 inspired a new mission of “Empowering a Billion Women by 2020” to help foster a more sustainable future for our planet. Ingrid serves on the Advisory Boards of SXSW Eco, World Blu, Current Motor, the Young Entrepreneur Council and Visionary Holdings. She advises and supports Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room, XPRIZE, is a co-founder of The Billionaire Girls Club and is an invited member of the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network(DWEN). She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times, Inc. Magazine, the Today Show and The Big Idea. iV has been awarded a technology patent and has a Master’s in Architecture and an MBA in Entrepreneurship.
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