Terry and partner David Helfrich formed Garnett & Helfrich Capital in 2003. He was also actively involved in forming and funding Crossworlds Software, whose founder and CEO was his wife Katrina Garnett. Crossworlds went public in 2000 and was acquired by IBM in 2001.
Prior to founding his own company, Terry spent eight years with Venrock Associates where he was an early investor in Siebel, Checkpoint Software, Niku, Neoforma, and Neon Software.
Prior to Venrock, Terry reported to Larry Ellison at Oracle Corporation, where he was a member of the Executive Management Committee and served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and Business Development.