ATC Leadership

As the unifying voice for innovation and technology in Central Texas, Austin Technology Council includes leadership from startups and Fortune 1000 companies (with a focus on providing a place for mid-sized growth tech companies). Since 1992, ATC’s membership has represented the visionary tech leaders who have cared about making and keeping Austin’s business community thriving.  As a grassroots organization, we cannot carryout our mission without the forward looking tech entrepreneurs who make Austin the special place we have all come to know.

Executive Committee

  • Scott Francis
    Founder and CEO, BP3 Global
  • Kelley Knutson
    President, Netspend Corporation
  • Darrell Windham
    Managing Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC

Board of Directors

  • Lawrence Waugh
    President and CEO, Calavista Software
  • Shay Sabhikhi
    CEO, CognitiveScale Inc.
  • Ronnie Sheth
    CEO, Senen Group
  • Linda Ginac
    Chairman and CEO, TalentGuard
  • Mike Siegel
    SVP, Solutions & Market Strategy, SailPoint
  • James Beecham
    Founder & CEO, ALTR
  • Bart Kalsu
    Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer, SolarWinds, Inc
  • Roland Peña
    SVP Global Technology & Innovation, Opportunity Austin
  • Wade Allen
    President & CEO at Cendea
  • Bill Leake
    CEO at Apogee Results
  • Jason Avila
    Partner-In-Charge Technology Industry at Weaver
  • Clay Scovill
    Sr VP at Wells Fargo Tech Banking Group


  • Thom Singer