Theresia Gouw is an engineer, experienced entrepreneur, and successful investor in the new mobility space, focused primarily on security, data analytics, and consumer opportunities.
She recently cofounded Aspect Ventures, where she led the firm’s early investments in Cato Networks, Exabeam, ForeScout, the Muse, SelfScore, BirchBox, and BaubleBar. Prior to Aspect Theresia was a partner at Accel, where she championed many successful companies through IPOs or acquisitions, including Imperva (IMPV), Trulia (TRLA), LearnVest (Northwestern Mutual), Jasper Design (CDNS), and Kosmix (WMT).
As an entrepreneur Theresia was founding vice president of business development and sales at Release Software, a venture-backed company that provided SaaS to enable digital rights management and payment technologies for the software industry. Earlier she worked at Bain & Company and as a product manager at Silicon Graphics. Theresia holds a ScB in engineering from Brown University, magna cum laude, and an MBA from Stanford University.