Tasha Seitz leads the direct investment team at Impact Engine, where she invests in early-stage and growth-stage companies driving improvements in economic opportunity, health equity and environmental sustainability. She has been making and managing technology venture investments for over two decades. Prior to joining Impact Engine, she was a partner with JK&B Capital, a technology venture capital firm based in Chicago with $1.1 billion dollars under management, where she was responsible for identifying, evaluating, and leading investments in enterprise software companies. Her post-investment responsibilities included serving on boards of directors, managing growth, coaching and hiring management teams, and managing investments through exit.
In addition, Tasha serves as Adjunct Professor of Social Impact at the Kellogg School of Management and board director for the Bridges Impact Foundation US. She is also a founding partner and former board chair for the Chicago chapter of Social Venture Partners. Tasha earned a BA from Wellesley College and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.