Entrepreneur; Market Hacker; Troublemaker
Founded 3 email companies and @capitalfactory. Teaching @longhornstartup at @university-of-texas-austin. @trilogy Alumni 1999. CS @carnegie-mellon-university .
Founder & Principal - Shockwave Innovations
Director - Capital Factory Incubator
CEO and founder of @tocquigny, an internationally recognized digital marketing firm. 3 year mentor for Capital Factory
Founder Engagiant • Worked at @bizspeed, @airside-mobile • Investor @airside-mobile, @bizspeed • Studied at @georgia-institute-of-technology
Founder & CEO of @pingboard; previously founded @capitalfactory & @webmail-us-acq-rax; Virginia Tech software engineer.
Founder @pikum • Worked at @hulu, @yahoo-search-marketing-overture , @academy123, @discovery-communications , @capitalfactory • Studied at @wharton-school
Business lead for @asana, entrepreneur, angel investor. Former Chief Product officer at @solarwinds (SWI).
CEO @waterfall-3, angel/advisor @ startups, ex-VC, conservationist/advisor @global_wildlife
Investor @on-ramp-wireless-1 @xyber-technologies @routehappy @safehostel @lemnoslabs @yourmechanic @hangify • Studied @wharton-school @claremont-mckenna-college
CEO at @umbel. Founder at @flightlock (acquired by Control Risks), Finetooth (now Mumboe), & most recently founding CTO of @the-texas-tribune.
Founder, Investor, Advisor. MS Finance - Wisconsin
Co-founder and CEO at Written. Co-founder of @zosh, sold to @hightail-2. Partner at @capital-factory and mentor at @techstars
EiR at @OMERSVentures. Focused on custdev & productdev. Cofounder of @influitive. Worked at @microsoft, @reactivity, @trilogy. @carnegie-mellon-university MS in HCI + UWaterloo BSc.
Managing Director, RSH Ventures
Advisor, entrepreneur, storyteller.
CEO/Founder - Boxer, COO/Founder @ciphent (Acq @accuvant), 2010 Inc. 500 16th Fastest Growing Company In America
UTexas Austin Professor of Innovation, Murchison Fellow of Free Enterprise; Polaris Partner; @massachusetts-institute-of-technology Trustee. Past: Harvard, PARC, @stanford-university, @3com, InfoWorld.
Founder/CEO of @techstars. Investor in Amazing Startups. Geeky to the bone.
Founder of @grasshopper. Founder of @chargify. Founder of @popsurvey. Angel Investor.
Founder - Embrace, Ravel. Dir ATI's IT & Wireless Incubators. Founder - 3 Day Startup. Board-Moodfish. MoMoAustin. Entrepreneur Lounge. Andersen, BearingPoint.
Dir of Marketing: American Apparel, Advisor: Tim Ferriss, Robert Greene, Tucker Max, creativeLIVE My books: Trust Me I'm Lying. Growth Hacker Marketing
Former Exec: UTV, EA, @turbine, SOE, @jellyvision
Former Advisor: @ncsoft, ZeroG, DreamWorks, @globant
Current Advisor: @claritics, @scent-sciences, @smilu-2, Gazillion
Founder of @ownlocal; Y Combinator W10; 10+ years in the newspaper industry.
CEO/Founder OneSpot • Former early stage VC @G51.com • 24 years Media & Internet tech: registered the 1st news domain in 1988 (chron.com) • @rice-university CompSci
Founder of Mercer Road Corp and @lookout-social . VP Business development at @vivox.
Chief Product Officer @rosetta-stone
Founder @entreapp Worked at @frogdesign @opera-software @macromedia Strong background in Tech, UX Design, Business Development
Started off in VC, then jumped into portfolio company, Early stage investor, Advisor, Philanthropist, animal lover, husband.
Founder Spark59 - Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.
Global Lead, Social Media at Accenture. Creator, SocialMediaGovernance.com. Author, The Most Powerful Brand on Earth. MSCS and MBA, Univ. of Chicago.
Investor in over 20 tech companies. Founder of @dealtaker-com (sold to Media General 2008, bought back 2012), Dude.
Founded MONKEYmedia, 100+ patents & app's, former professor & executive, advises in user experience strategy & intellectual property, Partner @capitalfactory.
Founded Dropoff in late 2013 backed by a strong list of VCs and Angels. Prior to that co-founded GameFly in 2002 backed by Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital.
CEO, @marketvibe. As seen in Inc. & Forbes. Marketing expert. Running tech companies for 12+ years; run hugely popular entrepreneurship blog at erica.biz.
Founding CEO of NetQoS, sold for $200M to CA . Founding CEO of CacheIQ, sold to NetApp.
Owner of Village Liquors (Retail chain of Fine Wine and Spirits), active Angel and Advisor
Co Founder and President - Siminars. Founded and Operated several ventures.
COO @brewbot, shipping the robots that make the beer. MBA @columbia-university & @london-business-school School, Startup advisor, product strategist
Experienced tech entrepreneur, operator, investment banker & financier. Last 2 firms co-founded were both acquired Nov 2011. Just acquired mSpot for Samsung.
Partner at leading technology and emerging growth focused firm in Austin
Managing Partner @dapps-fund-i
Board Member @mastercoin-foundation
Triple Major('10) & MS Engineering ('12) @johns-hopkins-university
Director @rivs, Advisor @chime-4, @archively @ginkgotree, Row One. MBA @kellogg-school-of-management, graduated Cum Laude @university-of-notre-dame 2001
Founder of the @techranch. Serial entrepreneur that supports early stage tech entrepreneurs get their businesses launched.
Full stack marketer. Lover of B2B SaaS. Intimately involved in hyper growth companies for 10+ years. Grew GetResponse, @bigcommerce , @firehost , @call-em-all.
CEO and Founder of @outboundengine-1, VP Marketing @boundless-network ($60M Rev), Product Mktg @troux-technologies, Tech Mktg @motive
Experienced angel, CTO, cloud and big data - consultant, coach, and mentor - 20 years @msft
Founder @thread-1, @camp-spark-1
Co-Founder @runcode @RCIT @Kyuda Ops and Finance @amazon @ge, @photobucket, @RebateNetworks. Angel Investor. Self-taught Engineer PhD in Finance, Uni. Mannheim
Founded and sold @crowd-ignite. Business and technical background (MBA McCombs, CS Michigan). Focused on product development with practical innovation.
CEO at @brewbot. Technical director at @performa-sports. Almost finished a PhD in Computer Music at the Sonic Arts Research Centre.
Founder BOXC • Cofounded SocialMD, Syntric • Scalability Junkie • Lifted heavy Java in B2B at @alterpoint, @commerce-one, @exterprise-acquired-by-commerce-one • Background in Physics, CS & Art
Sr. Strategy Advisor, Dell, Inc. Formerly Fund Manager, BR Venture Fund; Senior Analyst, Capital Southwest Corporation; Analyst, JP Morgan Investment Bank.
Sr. Vice President & General Counsel at @rackspace Hosting
Founder @cariloop and Health 2.0 Dallas, Personal Trainer, @purdue-university University alum, living in Dallas, TX.
Co-Founder @ dubizzle.com. Over 8 years grew from 2 to 200 in 11 markets before moving to board + partial exit. Believer in culture, talent, fun, and purpose.
Product guy. Founded @weroll @exitlist. Well-travelled, designed-focussed, art-lover, dedicated coder, bicycle rider.
Investor Small Companies
Co-founder of @spotsi; Professor at UT Austin; Author of "Snoop: What your stuff says about you"; Expert in the psychology of social media.
EIR @ Bell Labs
Founder @peracon, @capital-properties
Created Transformational Gaming platform for Coke & Olympics. Winning team of game gets to carry the torch at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Worked at @at-kearney • Investor @lead Investor in Edioma Inc., @lead Investor in Fiberio Technology Corp. • Studied at @brandeis-university (Econ), UTEP PhD Intl Business
Founder Odum Capital LLC, Sinfra Resources • Worked at @wells-fargo, @t-mobile • Studied at @babson-college
Worked at @calxeda, @netqos • Studied at @university-of-texas-at-austin-1
Studied at @baylor-university
Dynamic and forward-thinking leader with experience driving brand value and strategically positioning companies for profitable growth.
Chief of Staff @ HVF, LLC
Strategy and Operations Associate and Program Manager at @liveops, Inc.
Worked at @apple, @10gen-2 • Studied at @university-of-michigan, @university-of-texas-austin
Consultant/Angel/Advisor. Marketing/sales/bizdev/strategy for early stage start-up's. @polycom, @sonicwall, @sun, @Vocera. 2X Entrepreneur, MBA from IU/BA U.Va.
Active Investor and Advisor. Currently leading Operations for Impossible Ventures. Previously at LinkedIn and Tiger Global.
Social, Mobile, Media, Entrepreneur - co-founder of socialeyes and socialmedia, early executive at @doubleclick and @matchlogic.
Digital Marketing professional with specialties in social media, mobile, SEO, gamification, and lead generation. It's about results, nothing else.
Worked at @ownlocal @dell, @fleet-physics - Sales systems driven marketer and promoter of products I believe in. Currently CEO Dragon Spirits Marketing
Integrated Marketing & Content Solutions Executive at CAA (@creative-artists-agency). Featured in Wired, Fast Company and Banff Media Festival.
Game & Digital Media UX Consultant, UX Director @disney @zynga
President & CEO ► Problem Solver ► Tech Evangelist ► Mentor/Advisor
Founder of @vacationrentalsforsale-com. Investor in @mommymixer-com, @shared-earth. Team member of @property-maps, @homeaway, @vrbo.
Founder @Cubus Corporation, @cloudee • Worked at @autodesk, @lsi Logic • Studied at @Cornell
Founder @global-communication-leader-inc, @value-optimized-solutions-inc • Worked at @micron-technology • Studied at @northeastern-university, @saint-louis-university
Managing Director of @aggie-angel-network
I guide social entrepreneurs and investors in blended value start-ups, meaning investing in businesses with ROI and net positive externalities for society.
Author of "FULL-SCALE: How to Grow Any Startup Without a Plan or a Clue". Growth marketer, founder, board member, advisor etc.,
Former resident of 3000 Sand Hill Rd, Band of Angels founded in my office. Member of Ebay Angels/Sac Angels. Recognized money manager. Started Angel Legacy. Psychology of wealth, tax laws and private equity, philanthropy expert.
Co-Founder @vobi • Managing Director at @9gauge-partners • Worked at @pwc-1 • Studied at The University Of Texas At Austin
Tech startup advisor, mentor,investor @fourathens
CEO @TeamClermont: PR for indie music clients: Merge Records, Domino, Asthmatic Kitty, WB, #SXSW, Wilco & M83
VP/Distinguished Engineer. Startup mentor/advisor. End-to-end system architecture and tech infrastructure. Tech finance planning & analysis. AOL, Perot, Tenet.
@viral-industries • @pawnmystartup • Worked at @yodle, @innography • Studied at @university-of-north-texas, @southeastern-oklahoma-state-university
Adviser and Service Provider
Director of Product @bigcommerce (Developer ecosystem and Labs). Previously @ebay /@PayPal , @qualcomm. Comp Sci PhD.
Design & Ops. Data nut. Startup consultant. @duke-university
MCP, MBA, CMA Coursework as a Controller, Accountant, Internal Auditor, Financial Analyst, Business Developer, Project Manager, and Business Strategy Consultant
Founder Denko Coburn Lauff LLP • Studied at @wharton-school, @university-of-texas-school-of-law
Insightful Marketing Maven, Producer & Corporate Spokesperson specializing in StartUps & Product Launches. Armed and ready to knock things out of the park!
Attorney at Strasburger & Price, LLP
CEO @Resumoto Track record with over $500MM in sales and two successful exits. Former CEO @FreeMe.com @wopodo @OnLineStaffing
MBA professional looking to stay away from corporate firms. Experience in business development, growth strategy, and SaaS sales.
Founder @kloc, @mobile-monday-austin • Studied at @university-of-puerto-rico-bayamon
Founder: Big Vision Advisors, Tops Global, Inc., Alliance Media Group. Advisor: Mach10Ventures, Moolala.com. Former CSO, Flippen Group & CEO, Joel Osteen Min.
Graduated top of the class in Finance @smu • Placed 1st Nationally #GSB2012 • Addicted to Analytics, Analysis, Finance, and Models (all types)!
startup attorney; ambassador @the-dallas-entrepreneur-center
Raise capital for private companies. Extensive investor relationships, biz dev expertise, and transaction execution experience. 5yrs @morgan-stanley
Product manager, writer. Former defense consultant, terrorism analyst.
Entrepreneur and Technologist. Currently at Polycom. Previously Founder/CEO at SIPeerior, Co-Founder/CTO at @jasomi. Ph.D. William and Mary. Advisor.
Owned + operated several businesses. Enjoy the challenges of entrepreneurship. Seasoned, multidisciplinary business experience. Tulane finance graduate 2001.
Director of E-Services at United Heritage Credit Union, Techy Marketing Traveler, Always on the way to a beach, Anguilla sounds good about now.
Worked @invodo, @razorfish, @tm Advertising • Studied @TCU
Graduate from @UT-Austin. Non-ferrous Metal trader
Strategic senior technologist and operations manager. Have served as both CTO and COO for several successful companies. Excellent problem solver and strategist.
From startups to Fortune 500s.
20+ yrs exp operating multi-million dollar portfolios including Perot Systems, CSC & DynCorp. PhD in Internet regulation. 40 Under 40 Leadership Award 2011