ATC Leadership

As the unifying voice for innovation and technology in Central Texas, Austin Technology Council includes leadership from startups and Fortune 1000 companies. Since 1992, ATC’s membership has represented the largest concentration of invested CEO’s compared to tech associations in other markets and represents the diverse tech community in and around Austin.

Executive Committee

  • Amber Gunst
    Interim CEO, ATC
  • Mark McClain
    CEO and Founder, SailPoint Technologies
  • Melissa Fruge
    Chief Legal Officer and General Council, Spredfast
  • Milam Foster Newby
    Managing Partner, Vinson & Elkins
  • Sandeep Gupta
    Co-Founder & CTO, Calavista Software
  • Scott Tynes
    Co-Founder & CEO, Consero Global LLC
  • Robert Alvarez
    CFO and COO, BigCommerce

Board of Directors

  • Gregory Stein
    Co-Founder and CEO, Curtana Pharmaceuticals
  • Lawrence Waugh
    President & COO, Calavista Software
  • Paul Beverly
    EVP Marketing, Gemalto
  • David Altounian
    Asst. Professor & Entrepreneurship, St. Edward’s University
  • Scott Francis
    Founder and CEO at BP3 Global
  • Alan Godfrey
    Executive Vice President, Corporate and Business Development, Modernize
  • Michele Skelding
    President and CEO, SkylesBayne
  • Drew Scheberle
    SVP, Policy & Advocacy, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Kirstin Ross
    Associate Director, Wortham


  • Amber Gunst
    Interim CEO, Austin Technology Council
  • Erin Hurley
    Director of Operations, ATC
  • Zaina Abdalla
    Marketing Coordinator
  • Megan Miller
    Member Services Coordinator