Bio (Terry Rachwalski)
Terry Rachwalski honed her expertise taking technology companies to market while running her management consulting business, Front Porch Perspectives. Rachwalski is the executive director, entrepreneurial investments at Alberta Innovates, a Government of Alberta public agency, leading an investment fund delivering coaching, community and capital to technology and knowledge-based startups.
Rachwalski specializes in go-to-market strategy and lean product development combined with digital media promotion. She has worked with clients in the high-tech hardware and software industries on sensors, wireless hardware, fibre optics and auto ID/location technologies as well as mobile and web service apps and food, beverage and consumer goods in North America and Europe. Rachwalski is the co-author of Business Diagnostics (third edition) and is an award-winning Certified Management Consultant (CMC).
Rachwalski holds a Master of Business Administration in Executive Management from Royal Roads (2004). Rachwalski became a certified Management Consultant (CMC) in 2005 and received the National CMC Gold Medal (2005).