Ms Engelhard is currently the founder and CEO of edtech startup Stickytek and serves on the boards of ASX-listed tech unicorn Wisetech Global and national advocacy group StartupAus. She was formally a non-executive director of Origin Energy and of RedBubble during its growth from a 25-person scale-up through its ASX listing.
Arriving in Melbourne in 2006 from Silicon Valley, Teresa was a partner for 10 years with Jolimont Capital helping venture-backed ANZ technology companies go global and achieve international exits. In that period, her investment NextWindow achieved an AVCAL Chairman’s award for best IRR and Daintree Networks achieved Australia’s highest value technology trade sale in 2016. At Daintree Networks, she was the longest serving director and helped the company successfully navigate multiple venture financings and US expansion leading to its sale to GE.
Between 1996 and 2006 in California, Ms. Engelhard worked in venture capital at Mohr, Davidow Ventures and in executive roles including as VP of Software Solutions at $5 billion US-listed ONI Systems and as a CEO and VP of Marketing at two start-ups backed by top-tier Sand Hill Road venture syndicates.
Teresa has an MBA from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science Honours in Engineering and Applied Science from Caltech.Teresa joined the LaunchVic Board on 1 July 2020.