Ted is an early stage software VC, successful tech entrepreneur, and open source hacker. He is currently the Managing Director of Techstars Mobility.
Ted is widely regarded as one of the most influential, emerging venture technology partners in the Midwest and a key player leading the startup renaissance in Detroit. He has been a founding or 1st institutional investor in more than a dozen startups, nearly always getting involved at the company inception phase.
Ted is an internationally recognized web architect that has been building websites for 15+ years, including 7 years as a lead, open source developer for Drupal.
Ted is also a big community supporter. He sits on the board of the Michigan Venture Capital Association, board of Techtown Detroit, and is the Midwest Regional Advisor for Venture for America. He also was the founding Chairman of the Detroit Executive Advisory Board of Techweek, an event he brought to Detroit in May 2014. This event attracted 2,000 attendees in its inaugural year as the largest startup tech event in Detroit.
Ted earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Cornell University.