managing partner Novak Druce + Quigg, LLP
partner HalberdCross, pe/vc
partner HalberdCross Risk
Max Planck Foundation, board member
@oxford-university SBS, board member
@_TruMarkets & @recyclematch, SVP at @salvagesale (Acquired by Spire Capital), COO at Network International (Acquired by NASDAQ: LQDT)
Founder @whatsbusy. I love building and creating products like macgyver. Strong diversified background in technology, hospitality, building design, finance etc.
A practicing entrepreneur, knee deep in his fifth start-up. Successfully built, funded and exited multiple companies ranging from $10K to over $10M in sales.
Founder @geodynamics-inc, @peak-pressure-control-llc • Worked at @ds-wesson-investments • Investor @indinero, @sendhub • Studied at @southern-methodist-university, @texas-a-m-university
Oil and Gas Exploration. BSEE Texas, MBA Highest Hon. MI Ross and IESE.
Founded @r7-solutions, @venturespur, @mann-diversified-services, @hyperalert, @manornet, @questia-media. Managing Partner @black-mesa-consulting-advisors
CEO, Founder @recyclematch; 10 yrs waste industry; '08 Mashable Best Environmental Site ThinkGreen.com, Dumpster.com for Waste Management Inc.
Founder @Meshify, @buildinglynx • Worked at @national-oilwell-varco • Studied at @georgia-institute-of-technology
Serial entrepreneur, currently CEO at @ihiji. @georgia-institute-of-technology graduate. Bootstrapped and sold first company.
CEO of Big Data Elephants, 15+ yrs from start-ups to enterprise, prior work at Infochimps (sold to CSC), Performix Inc. (SAP landscape), Cognos (sold to IBM).
Dedicated entrepreneur in the SaaS and OSHW spaces. Hacker, developer, and advisor.
Founder Block Trading. Inc Magazine feature story Jan 1997. Founder PAK Interests. BA Economics, UT Austin. Innovative disruptor and believer in transparency.
Entrepreneur; Market Hacker; Troublemaker
Founder @yb-hotels, @ybintel-com • Investor @skycatch • Studied at @university-of-rochester
Chief Hactivist of the global Cleanweb movement; catalyzing entrepreneurs in the world's mega cities to build the Clean Economy. fbFund grant recipient (2008). #cleanweb
Founded @whatsbusy. I execute like the Spanish Inquisition. Passionate about value. Conservative business models.
CEO and Co-Founder Camperoo. Owns a nationwide Summer camp (11+ yrs) and bootstrapped 2 other >$1m revenue businesses, @rice EE, UT Austin MBA
Founder NanoRacks • CEO of MirCorp, 1st commercial space station. Experience with PanAmSat, Shearson Lehman, US Office of Space Commerce. Author and commentator
Managing Director at Zynik Capital Corp. • Founder & Executive Chairman at @noble-iron & Texada Software Inc. • Studied at @harvard-university University & @stanford-graduate-school-of-business
Founder @gripeo • Founder @simple-apply • Studied at @state-university-of-new-york-at-buffalo
Founder @darc-corporation, O2Works • Worked at @oracle-corporation • Investor @fantree, @klick-push • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign
(Social) entrepreneur since 6. Working on behavior change at scale. Co-built 6 startups. 4 secured/earned $100K+. Co-built 15 orgs. 3 majors/4 minors in uni.
Headed planning Sony PS1, 2; led dev, 3 major patents CBS Int.; Broadcast live, CMS dev for Bejing as VP Ops for MediaZone; Led HTML5 dev as VP, @moblyng.
Founder & CTO @boutiika. Strong education & industry experience in both tech (BS CS/EE Rice; MS CS Stanford; Oracle) & legal (JD Stanford; Latham & Watkins)
Faculty Univ. Houston, Postdoc Stanford, Ph.D. USC, MS/BS MIT
@xensource @homestead-technologies @objectrocket Founder @crewtrader @glass-group-advisers Member @house-of-genius. Angel Investor. VC Scout. Startup Adviser.
JD, BSCS @university-of-wisconsin.
When in doubt, figure it out! Efficiency addict.
CPA, Co-Founder of @thesquarefoot, formerly VP at Medical Design Technologies. MPA from UT - Austin.
Co-Founder at @thesquarefoot, Columbia MBA. Formerly Jones Lang LaSalle International Capital Group
CTO and co-founder of @whimseybox. Previously co-founded @bestfriendbox, worked at @gowalla, @amd, @vaynermedia
Entrepreneur, Full Stack Developer, Founder of @mote-labs-1 & author of Chromemote.com and Flinger.co. Microsoft Imagine Cup & Red Labs Accelerator Alum
Co-founder of three global cleantech startups (two acquired), CXO of two more (one acquired). @imd-1 MBA, @rice-university CS/EE, and ex @uunet
VP Biz Dev @ SonarMed; Launched multiple start-ups incl bootstrap and corp funded; 20 yrs experience: consulting, products, strategy, partnerships; Cornell MBA
Founder/CEO IR top 300 ecommerce network LivingDirect.com, CompactAppliance.com, Kegerator.com, WineCoolerDirect.com, EdgeStar.com... @livingdirect
CTO of @ip-ghoster Startup focused on providing next generation communication security which will replace VPN.
CEO of Molecule. @university-of-michigan MBA, Adjunct at @university-of-houston-1. 10+ years developing enterprise software @sungard @ibm @bearingpoint.
Biochemist startup CEO, co-founded @unidym (Acquired, WisePower, $145M), @nanosource (Acquired, DuPont), Inc. 500 (#264) pharma co, CNT leader SWeNT, etc.
Investor in @shale-oil-and-gas-placement, @confidential-oil-and-gas-services-holding-company, @confidential-it-services-company, @american-prudential-capital.
Sales and Business Development at CS Disco LLC
CFO/COO of NanoRacks. 3 years at NanoRacks,12 years on Wall Street developing and trading fund-linked financial products. 2 years at NASA/JSC. Cornell Physics/Government, Yale (SOM), NYU MS Stats
Founder & CTO @xervmon, @hoodukucloud • Worked at @hp, @seebeyond-technology
Vetrepreneur, Victory Spark, TechStars Patriot Boot Camp Alumni, Founder -HairSlayer, Contractor, USAF
IT - @brainfund • Worked at @accenture • Studied at @pennsylvania-state-university
Entrepreneur & Investor
Day Trader. Wholesaler. Co-Owner of @l-e-a-r-investments
Founder TLS Accelerator • Worked at @hp, @intuit • Studied at @state-university-of-new-york-system
CEO/Co-Founder of Burpy.com, Student at The University of Texas at Austin (Mechanical Engineering)
Civil Engineer/MBA and Co-Founder of OoOTie, Boston's only online bow tie boutique.
Tech Entrepreneur. Owned consulting practice specializing in software development and big data with Global 500 clients. Building Enterprise startup.
Founder Cell Machines, Inc., @hepatix-inc • Worked at @baylor-college-of-medicine-1 • Studied at @university-of-pennsylvania, @temple-university PhD, Biochemistry
CEO/Founder at @mach-interview. Previously VP at M&A firm, and over 12 years of experience in Proprietary Education in Director-level roles.
CEO of Microcinema Intl. Strong international business background. MBA @university-of-chicago.
Co-Founder, CEO @xervmon Inc. Passionate entrepreneur with strong business background, worked with several startups over career spanning 20 years in technology.
ME from Georgia Tech. Web developer with a year of agency experience. Co-founded Starfish (social calendar) and EZ-Diner (a better wait list for restaurants).
Founder @no-chains as my 4th company. With over 15 years experience in sales and marketing.
Founder @TeleCog, Inc. • Worked at @McKinsey & Company • Medical Doctor • Studied at @duke (MD), @harvard (MPA) @rice (BA)
Engineer from @georgia-institute-of-technology; Experience in Smart Grid, microelectronics, and human centered design. Front-end developer, with experience in ZigBee networking.
Founder & CEO of @qukku; Entrepreneur in Residence at Houston Technology Center
Director, R&D @procyrion, Founder @enventure • MD from @baylor-college-of-medicine, BioE at @university-of-southern-california
Student achievement through opportunity and innovation. Leveraging business, tech, philanthropy, government and volunteer sectors. Studied at @yale-university, @university-of-southern-california
Founder & CEO of @truspot. Africa's #1 Social Music Network. Self learnt web designer. Current student (Computer science), Graduate Audio Engineering.
Founder Myke Larry
Currently, Robert Zayas serves as the founder and day-to-day operations manager of @internet-medical-clinics
Founder at Globial. Die-hard entrepreneur.
As president and founder of Loyalty Apps, Tanvir Aman has integrated loyalty programs to mobile device engagement. A dynamic 13-year career in management, marketing, and business development in the technology, oil and gas, and distribution industries.
CEO & Co-Founder of @bluff-wars and @fangtooth-studios
Entrepreneur, Advisor and Project Manager. Work at Uber Opearations. Co-founded BCMPros. Founded @gonzalez-loumiet-group and FuseTank.
CFO/CIO and co-founder of Incluyeme.com
Electronics Engineer, MBA, Private Pilot
Strong IT & Business Background (Weatherford Int. Inc., Verizon Business, ABB)
Founder, Navigation Partners LLC; Global Marketing Strategist & Entertainment Consultant
Founder @vcompass • Worked at @hewlett-packard • Studied at @university-of-houston
Founder of @khrona (we make @awesomium). Worked at Stanford. Strong programming background. BS in Computer Science.
CEO at @2nd-md
Former corporate climber in Strategy, Finance, and Operations; now a startup co-founder. I am results-oriented and versatile. Able to see trends and find solutions.
Senior executive with 27 years of experience in new business development in Fortune 100 corporations, venture capital & private equity start-up due diligence, and global R&D leadership roles. Expert in entrepreneurial start-ups, business and technology as
Co-Founder of Harvest Exchange Corp.
Founding team of Height Analytics & Height Securities.
14 years Investment Experience
Colby College, Vanderbilt MBA
Co-Founder of Foodsitter. BA and MS in Computational and Applied Mathematics. Did research in neuroscience and built models for energy industry.
CEO/Co-Founder, @archiosoft; CIO, Hart Energy; Chief Developer, @m-c-computers; Oldest of 5 kids; Still a kid at heart; Father of 2 awesome boys! Atypical IT Pro.
Founder @akros-techlabs; significant exp. in partner/channel sales, business development, corporate strategy in startups and large companies
Founder and President of IntegratePR, social media PR agency.
Co-Founder @lrngo • Former Applications Engineer at @texas-instruments • Studied at @rice-university, @northwestern-university
Engineer turned entrepreneur. Founder and creator of Jason's House • Empowering Home Buyers. Studied at @university-of-colorado-boulder
Founder @lrngo. Founder/owner of Teachers 2 Go LLC, organizer of Houston Language Partners Initiative, former musician, instructor & classroom teacher.
BS, MS, 30 year engineer. Spectacular communication and marketinig skills. I have always provided leadership and added benefits to the team.
CEO of @eyeme-1, a digital media company that developed patent-pending technology to embed voice with photos and other digital contents. Corp start-up experience.
Founded Ternion CrossFit, Engineer at Shell, Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech.
co-Founder of @charitybets. Creator & Exec. Prod. of @thedecathlon-org. NCAA student-athlete, All-Academic SEC. Former Morgan Stanley.
Web Developer, IT Geek, Entrepreneur. Founded and actively run @neumate and @zooz-media.
CEO of Hurl. Background in sales and project management with Microsoft and Apple. UT Austin graduate.
Collaborative Founder. College at U. of Illinois. Customer Discovery Fan. Advocate of $1B+ Technology Product Development thru Customer Search/Validation
Downhole plumber turned VC then entrpreneur. British, which might explain some of the odd humor and behavior.
Chief Operating Officer/Co-founder at @solspot-systems Inc.
Founder @sheena-allen-apps • Studied at @university-of-southern-mississippi
Co-Founder of SparkEngage. Builds amazing products. Business and computer science background.
Business Technology & Payment Processing Services
Founder Nowcation • Worked at @hewlett-packard • Studied at @university-of-michigan
Software Developer & Imagineer. I like learning, discussing, and diving into challenges. Founder of http://tech.pro
Founded @rigzone.com and sold to Dice Holdings in 2010.
Jameson Thottam has built his career as a prudent business strategist and advisor to a number of industry-leading corporations.
Co-founder @threedegrees; London Business School MBA.
Successful attorney and entrepreneur. Practicing atty for >7 years. UVA Commerce & Econ. CEO of EnergyFunders.com. Board of ReZilientDirect.
For more than fifteen years, Randy Gemmer has worked in the world of communications, news media, and marketing.
Career Energy Risk Manager (Duke Energy, Reliant Energy, Risk Capital, Smith Street Advisors) • BA in Economics - University of Texas
Founder Peddleonline • Worked at @hp, @new-name-coming
Chief Executive Officer at @culturemap, LLC
Founder D.A.S.H. Logistics, D.A.S.H. Logistics • Worked at @ibm, @xerox • Studied at @tulane-university, @creighton-university
Co-Founder of PledgeCents, the crowdfunding platform for educational fundraising. The McComb's School of Business BBA, Finance 2006. The Royal Bank of Scotland.
Led U.S. Marketing at @home-away-inc, Marketing and Distribution @starwood-hotels-and-resorts • Studied at @university-of-virginia
Vice President of Schipul
Worked at @ibm • Studied at @purdue-university, @university-of-houston-clear-lake
Founder @brightwork-coresearch, Synbio Researcher, Maker and Open Science Advocate.
Founder Candidcar - Technically minded, financially disciplined (Petroleum Engineering by degree). Data junkie and entrepreneurial DO-er.
Founder of @corv-studios, passionate full stack developer, and serial technical entrepreneur.
Team member of @divine-teriyaki-2.
Studied at @rice-university. Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at 3D Systems.
President, Co-Founder, Film Curator and Distributor (@microcinema-international)
CEO & Co-Founder at SwarmSports
CIO at $150M biotech • Founder @cachinko • Inventor on Patent Pending for Clique-based Social Networking • Founder @jobs-you-ll-love on Android #ml
Julian DeAyala is the owner and manager of DeAyala Properties, a leading property development company based in Houston, Texas.
CEO of @sandbox-ideas, First startup to uncover the wealth of knowledge within our social networks.
Studied at @case-western-reserve-university
co-founder @hcg-partners • Partner in Management Consulting, serial entrepreneur and big company C-leve exec
Carlo Powe-Crawford Catering & Event Planning Leaders (advocates/outlaws), featured on http://t.co/QH6xMneJ6F. Find us on Cater-Hater; http://t.co/VJgMNIWmTO
Business development exec. Startup experiences with Cachinko and Ansh Labs. CFO and Co-founder at FastLine Motorcycle School.
Marketing, Sales, and Entreperneurship
entrepreneur, investor, educator
President/Co-Founder of PledgeCents. Undergrad in Business Administration @rhodes-college; Masters in Hotel & Restaurant Mgmt @university-of-houston-1.
Founder GrubSquad. Previously founded delivery service for local chefs. Strong research & analysis background in energy and financial sectors.
Co-founder of @precurio. Our collaboration platform bootstrapped from Lagos,Nigeria & now available in 6 languages with over 20,000 downloads from 154 countries
Founder GOODLIFERS.com • Studied at @university-of-Houston
Founder Braversible • Worked at @houston-independent-school-district • Studied at @university-of-houston
Founder Medical Informatics Corp
Founder of The College Connect • Studied at @university-of-texas-dallas • Strong Finance Background
Co-Founder, CTO @farjho • Studied at @university-of-houston. User Experience Developer with Empyrean Benefits Solutions, Bioinformatics Developer with NURSA.org
CoFounder & COO. Hotel and Customer Experience Enthusiasts. Strong Customer Service and Business Strategy background. Worked for Hilton, Marriott and Starwood.
University of Melbourne masters in information systems 2012; high-tech startup experience; strong background mix of tech and operations; international experience
Co-Founder of Kbuuk.com, A Cloud/Tablet based eBook publishing platform designed for the social age.
Co-Founder & CTO at @prognosis-health-information-systems
Studied at @self-taught
Decisive, analytical and logical leader. Future-oriented professional with ability to focus on the “big picture.” @texas-state-university-san-marcos BBA
Tracy Beasley grew up in Houston and entered amateur boxing at a young age, earning several National Golden Gloves titles by the time he was 17.
CEO of Still Trill Entertainment. Awarded by President Obama for positive entertainment in America. Distributed in major retailers such as Wal-Mart and Best Buy.
Founder and CEO @ Anchor Fitness
Co-founder @referralmd Simple, Online Healthcare Referrals & Insurance Authorizations w/out paper triplicate forms or FAX
Founder @mykelarry @ Urbflix • Studied at @full-sail-university-1 University Worked as a 3rd party with Google
Founder Sentdex & Merchz. Experienced Python, NLP, already have working product. Looking for advice.
For more information on me: HKinsley.com
Founder Jaagaa, built cloud apps orchestration platform (Zetaclouds), and LiveCricket subscription service (Cricwaves); Worked as Telephony/VOIP HA/DR Architect
Almost 20 years in sports & entertainment. Worked for Winter Olympic Games, NFL Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Reliant Park.
Founder @pigeonly. Partner at @Egreen Web Sevices LLC.
16. Creator of online academic planner Schooltraq, director at student initiatives platform Sponsr.Us, and advocate of using tech, design, and edu for change
Founder/CEO of @clinical-cloud. MD with over 18 yrs experience in clinical research. Established Pioneer Research Solutions in 2008.
#BusinessAdvisor #ReformedLawyer #UBERConnector #StrategicCollaborator #LifestyleArchitect #Catalyst #PassionActivator #SamirasTable #CulinaryInfluencer #Foodie
Founder Oriental Medway
Founder of Vermont Print Recycling. B.S. in e-Biz Mgmt. Focused on Agile Development, Marketing, Media industry disruption
Investment Banker. Tech Enthusiast.
CEO of Equator Advanced Appliances, Masters in Business, 2x Entrepreneur of the Year (Wells Fargo),
Founder Devign Partners
co-founder IPMS and YoY , studied business Chilean University ( UTFSM). I am Vice- President of @revokom Startup ( Surge Accelerator class `12)
Work at @git-now-media-llc • Studied at SAGU. Founder of SCIZR~location based locator app for women. Founder and CEO of 555 Records - Executive Producer @PKFILMS and 5 Leaf Productions.
CEO of Cambria Health, a global healthcare faciliatator in over 65 countries. MHA & MBA student at the University of Houston Clear Lake 2012.
Founder Anchor Fitness, Experienced operational/ product strategist
Founder @bneevige-realty-investments, Asset manager. Excellent background in purchasing,scheduling and budgeting and procurement. Experienced as Project manager
Creating opportunities. Entrepreneur, full-stack marketer, product.
Founder Sibme • Worked at @teach-for-america, @kipp-houston-high-school Graduate @schulz-school-of-entrepreneurship-at-the-university-of-st-thomas
Curator of the @ent_archive - The Entertainment Archive
Music. Fashion. Video. Culture
A real estate executive who is committed to global housing and community enrichment, and presently holds the title of CEO at International Housing Solutions
IT Consultant | Founder of COLOTech Services | Investor
VP - Mobilty Practice Head at Progetan.
In depth understanding of Mobile Business Landscape with special focus on Enterprise Mobility, Healthcare, Location Based Services, Mobile advertising, mVoIP, and Product Engineering.
- Strong Presales, Business D
Entrepreneur, Enterprise eCommerce Architect, Founder of QPIN.ME.
Co-Founder of Flatscore. Worked at @united-states-marine-corps,
Looking for an Angel Investor-27yrs exp.studying vast entertainment markets to build a better way, financially and independently to new ideas of distributing.
Founder Indoor Harvest, @small-cap-advocate
Co-Founder of Hurl. Strong mgmt experience with over 8 years providing technology risk & strategy consulting services to clients across multiple industries.
Founder of @instia. Programmer, designer and web developer.
Founder of smartDoc. Strong Business Management and Sales background. Worked @thomson-reuters. A diamond in the rough, I eat, sleep and breathe this.
Entrepreneur. Creative. Assassin.
Founder & CEO of GloStep, Inc. Inventor and patent holder. Personally conducted all R&D. Created several working prototypes surrounding the GloStep patent.
Chief Designer at @chaplon-clothing-company
Founded TrakGraph LLC, Coupzilla, AirMobile Technologies, and Skyler Technologies
Professional Mechanical Engineer with experience designing Space Flight Hardware at NASA, Environmental Remediation Systems and Consumer and Medical products.
Houston's Hottest Hostess - The Entertainment Startup Consultant, CEO of Sirens Promo, Radio Personality for Dirtbag Radio, DJ Manager, Host on The Ruben Stunner Show, Content Coordinator for Voodoocru Mag - Houston
Title-winning bodybuilder Juan Carlos Ballivian acts as a personal trainer in Houston, Texas.
Grew up in Mali. Came here as an exchange student. I love soccer & Juice. Founder of iMaster tech & Titi juice.
Founder of Findthatstyle, Web Architect & Programmer
Founder @temptummy • Worked at @boeing, @houston-independent-school-district
Dr. Ihsan Shanti established his private practice in 2001, which grew from one employee to more than 25 employees in just five short years.
Founder/CEO of zimplyU
Founder EventBoost. Bachelor Comuter Science and Mathematics (Midwestern).
Team member of @setformarriage-com.
Owner, Dorchester Resource Group