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Daniella Reichstetter T’07

Adjunct Professor of Business Administration; Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship






MBA, Tuck School of Business, 2007; BS, Georgetown University, 2001

Areas of Expertise

Entrepreneurship, private equity


Entrepreneurial Thinking; Building Entrepreneurial Ventures


Daniella Reichstetter is the executive director of Tuck's Center for Entrepreneurship and an adjunct professor at the school. She has 20 years of experience running various divisions of early-stage companies. She was the founder and CEO of Gyrobike (a Thayer technology), and an early hire at Method, Jetboil, and Belcampo. Prior to working in entrepreneurship, she worked as an investment banker in equity private placements. She serves on the boards of several early-stage companies and non-profit organizations, and she is an active angel investor. 

Daniella graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a BS in Spanish and business. She received her MBA from Tuck, where she was the recipient of the Arnold F. Adams, Jr. Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship.

At Tuck, Daniella leads the Center for Entrepreneurship, co-teaches the Entrepreneurial Thinking, leads a Global Insight Expedition (GIX), and serves as faculty advisor to multiple First-Year Project teams. She co-founded and directs the Tuck Startup Incubator (now Tuck-Magnuson Startup Incubator) where she also serves as a team advisor.

Professional Activities

Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Professor, Tuck School of Business, 2017–present
  • Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship, 2018–present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tuck School of Business, 2016–17
  • Executive Director, Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship, 2016–18

Non-Academic Positions

  • Consultant, Adviser, Lecturer, Investor, 2007–present
  • Business Development Director, Belcampo Group, 2015
  • Founder and CEO, Gyrobike, 2007–12
  • Strategy Intern, Jetboil, Summer 2006
  • Sixth Employee and Brand Manager, Method, 2003–05
  • Investment Banking Analyst, Thomas Weisel Partners, 2001–03

Board Memberships

  • Board of Directors, Blackbird Guitar, 2010–present
  • Board of Directors, Lingrove, 2016–present
  • Board of Directors, Renewal Mill, 2019-present
  • Board of Directors, San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market, 2013–17
  • Board of Directors, WorldBike, 2009–11
  • Board of Directors, San Francisco Triathlon Club, 2008–12




  • Rice University business plan competition winner for ATDynamics
  • Arnold F. Adams, Jr. Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship