Ingrid was Executive Director and responsible for the development and management of CleanStart between 2006 and 2014, in support of the regional clean tech economy. Ingrid is known as a powerful creator of strategic relationships with business, academic and government entities locally, nationally and internationally in support of industry growth. Her career has mainly focused on innovation and entrepreneurship through the development of busines incubators and development programs in tech. As co-founder of the first International Business Incubator in Silicon Valley she was able to provide support to develop incubation centers for Belgium, Japan, Norway, Korea, Scotland and many others.
“The excitement that’s generated from clean tech entrepreneurship and innovation in a community and the possibilities that it creates thrill me. I so enjoy bringing entrepreneurs, policy makers, community members and organizations together to improve lives and bolster the economy.” —Ingrid Rosten