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

  • Barbary Brunner
    CEO, ATC
  • Mark McClain
    CEO and Founder, SailPoint Technologies
  • 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
  • Chris Skyles
    Co-Founder and Partner, SkylesBayne
  • Joe Ross
    President & Co-Founder, CSID
  • Rob Bridges
    Managing Partner, Wortham
  • 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
  • Melissa Fruge
    Chief Legal Officer and General Council, Spredfast
  • Michele Skelding
    President and CEO, SkylesBayne
  • Drew Scheberle
    SVP, Policy & Advocacy, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce


  • Barbary Brunner
    CEO, Austin Technology Council
  • Grover Bynum
    Senior Policy Advisor, Austin Technology Council
  • Amber Gunst
    Head of Sales
  • Erin Hurley
    Director of Operations, ATC
  • Zaina Abdalla
    Marketing Coordinator
  • Megan Miller
    Member Services Coordinator