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Rob Adams
Rob Adams, PhD, Director of Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs
, is an active investor, author, consultant and on the faculty of the Management Department at the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business, where he teaches in the MBA and MSTC programs and is the Director of Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs. For more information, please read Rob Adam's bio.
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Harlan BeverlyHarlan Beverly, PhD, Assistant Director of Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs, is an experienced entrepreneurial executive who has lead marketing, sales, and engineering teams through entire product and company life-cycles. Harlan founded and was CEO of Bigfoot Networks, Inc., and Karmaback, Inc., which were both acquired. Harlan is currently CEO of Key Ingredient, an Austin based startup focused on digital solutions for cooks (Online Recipes). Harlan has received his PhD in Business from the Oklahoma State University and an MBA from UT Austin. He currently lectures at U.T. Austin and St. Edward's University. For more information, please read this press release.  
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 Ann Whitt

Ann Whitt
Program Manager, Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs

Venture Partners

Mikaela Berman
Venture Partner 2015
Mikaela is in charge of the TVL I practicum course, marketing, student recruiting, and TVLIC. Prior to joining TVL, Mikaela completed a Master of Science in Technology Commercialization (MSTC) and has worked extensively in business development, enterprise sales, consulting and healthcare.

Mark Lampton 
Venture Partner 2015
Mark is in charge of TVL II classroom operations, company recruiting, TVLIC, data analytics and reporting. Mark is a 2015 graduate of the full-time MBA program at UT Austin and has served for more than five years as an Army Infantry officer in both troop leading and staff positions.

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