After joining the Army in 2010 as a Cavalry Scout, Justin deployed to Afghanistan in 2011 and was honorably discharged in 2013. After returning home, he began pursuing his education and developed a career as a successful entrepreneur. Justin was invited to become a part of Ads For The Road, where he transformed the company into an outdoor digital media platform that has forever changed the Texas outdoor advertising market. During his time at Ads For The Road, Justin recognized a need for improved outdoor advertisement metrics and began developing ABRAXAS Technology. A champion for other veteran entrepreneurs, Justin is heavily involved in the Austin startup community, working with organizations such as Techstars
, Patriot Boot Camp
and Bunker Labs
Joshua is a recovering Trekkie, lifelong investor, part-time writer, and once-upon-a-time combat medic. Joshua led a national pilot for a Presidential Major Initiative as a senior government official, and served as a Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton focusing on managing high-risk, high-reward research and development efforts, including commercializing game changing technologies. Most recently, as the Director of Project Management at Global Cyber Alliance, Joshua managed a team that built, according to CTO Vision, one of the top four managed DNS services in the world. He is the recipient of the Wells Fargo 2016 Clean Technology Award for developing an innovative and green product line. Joshua holds a Masters of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University and a Masters in Technology Commercialization from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He also is a Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO).
Steve has more than 30 years of experience developing emerging technologies, has founded multiple startups, and is a legendary mentor in Techstars.
An uncommon combination of hands on business, marketing, and technical expertise acquired over three decades of experience founding and bootstrapping technology startups to success. Sole Founder or Co-Founder of multiple startups which reached prominent market leadership positions before exiting. Assembled and led incredible teams which achieved exceptional goals using lean and agile methods before they were common. Created global product distribution networks by identifying new market opportunities and recruiting VARs across the U.S. and on 4 continents.