Program Mentor at The Bit Factory
Austin is a serial entrepreneur with passion for design and development and expertise in website, web design and modern technology. Currently, Austin is serving as the CTO and co-founder of Clusio, Inc., an enterprise, healthcare software for managing medical competency. Along with James Hilton and Jack Hilton, he is co-founder of several companies including WonderKiln, a design and development agency and the maker of the popular open source library CameraKit, Quixby.com, Glances, Inkhorn Limited, and Extinct Corporation. From mobile enterprise software to PC video games, Austin has experience in many industries as it relates to software. With a keen eye for design and technology integrations, Austin manages the design and product development for each startup. He is also versed in other essential startup skills and loves exploring new and innovative ideas. Austin understands what it is involved with startups and the ups and downs that come with starting and scaling a company.
Austin is a member of Microsoft’s Azure Group and has served in a variety of business advisory roles for Barran Industrial Group, Szalay’s Farm, Kats Ribbon of Hope, a non-profit for cancer research, Geppetto’s, and The Blonde Italian. He has professional affiliations with Google, Microsoft, Rackspace and Heroku and has worked as a support technician for AT&T.