Ingrid Vanderveldt is Chairman and CEO of Empowering a Billion Women by 2020 (EBW2020). Previously, she was the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) for Dell Inc. where she oversaw entrepreneurial initiatives worldwide to build a USD 250 million business segment and founded the USD 125 million Dell Innovators Credit Fund, Dell Founders Club, and the Dell Center for Entrepreneurs.
Ingrid is an Emeritus member of UN Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurs Council, is a Managing Partner of Vanderveldt Global Investments, founding organizer of the GLASS Forum (Global Leadership & Sustainable Success), and co-founder of The Billionaire Girls Club. She also created and hosted CNBC’s first original primetime series, “American Made”, and is the 2018 recipient of the Global Empowerment Award by the Global Business and Interfaith Peace Awards in partnership with the UN.
She holds a Master’s degree in architecture from the Savannah College of Art & Design and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from University of Texas, Austin.