Ted is an early stage software VC, successful tech entrepreneur, and open source hacker. In 2011, he relocated to Detroit from San Francisco, joining Detroit Venture Partners as Vice President, after having sold his company to Lifetime Television in 2008.
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 8 years as a lead, open source developer for Drupal.
He 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.
Ted earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Cornell University.