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