Co-founders Isaac Barchas (CEO) and Reid Hoffman (Chair) have assembled a team that complements their experience in mid-continent university commercialization and Silicon Valley scaling entrepreneurship, respectively.
Jim Graham, a former venture capitalist and family office investor, manages our investment funds. Our science partnerships lead, Dr. Lydia McClure, used to run the National Science Foundation I-Corps program. Max Rosett, a Google and BCG alumnus, manages our data science team. Ryan Field, who managed grant-funded economic development projects at the Austin Technology Incubator and was a VC research associate, runs research and administration.