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Joined: April 2024


Ted Olsen





Venture Capital

Ted Olsen is a serial entrepreneur and operations executive. He is a principal at Neowise, LLC, a product development company; board member at Astek Diagnostics; a partner at BLU Venture Investors and Next Gen Venture Partners. Previously, Ted was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aqualith Advanced Materials Company (developing lithium-ion battery materials). Prior to Aqualith, Mr. Olsen was the founder and CEO of PathSensors, Inc. a biotechnology company. Ted led the sale of PathSensors to Smiths Group in 2020. His early experience in the biotechnology industry was as Chief Operating Officer at Innovative Biosensors in Gaithersburg, MD. In the late 1990’s, he was one of the early employees at Corvis Corporation, a Columbia, MD telecommunications company which raised $1.2B via a public offering in 2000. 

Earlier in his career, Ted spent 22 years at Corning, Inc. working through a series of management roles in glass, ceramics, and telecommunications. His career is focused on product / process development and improving manufacturing operations.

Mr. Olsen served for seven years on the State of Maryland’s Life Science Advisory board. He is an advisor and mentor to Georgetown University’s start-up accelerator program, TechStars Equitech Accelerator, The Tech Council of Maryland, The Biotechnology Institute of Maryland, and Baltimore City Community College’s biotechnology program. He is an engineering graduate of The Catholic University of America.

Startups and Entrepreneurship


Product Development

Business Operations and Management


M&A and Public Offerings

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