Ted Schmitt

Ted Schmitt

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Ted Schmitt leads technology aspects of philanthropic initiatives for Vulcan. Prior to joining Vulcan, Ted was Senior Program Officer for the Computer Science & Telecommunications Board at the National Academies of Science directing studies on topics such as disaster communications, healthcare IT, and broadband policy. He served as Technical Director at several technology start-ups in Germany, Sweden, and the United States. Ted started his career as a software engineer for IBM, earning patents and several technical achievement awards. Ted holds an M.A. in International Science and Technology Policy from George Washington University, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, and a B.A. in German from Purdue University. He also studied at Universität Hamburg, Germany.  vulcan.com/technology