Advisory Board

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Holly Deleon - Austin, Texas | Vice President, Sales & Services at LearnPad, Inc. 

Holly received her Masters in Speech/Language Pathology and Special Education from University of North Texas. She has held senior management roles for 20+ years as a founding member of LeapFrog SchoolHouse, Livescribe, McGraw Hill Education, and LearnPad.

 

Johnny Heiselberg

 

Johnny Heiselberg - Austin, TX | Former CEO & COO, Austin East Ciders

Johnny served as the CEO for startup hard cider brand, Austin East Ciders. This role demonstrated Johnny's talent for directing full-scale business operations and nurturing brand identity, in addition to building high-performance leadership teams and cultivating a culture that achieves results.

Johnny specializes in developing vision, business roadmaps, leadership teams, and infrastructure with a focus on accelerating market growth and brand identity.

Rashmi Kilam
  • Rashmi Kilam  Rashmi Kilam specializes in international business, portfolio evaluation, and strategy. She built markets in over 20 countries in the last 19 years. Her career began with an investment group HQ'd in Hong Kong for internet and software acquisitions. She started Bouin Consulting in Asia to work closely with three mid-stage companies and a large investment bank, Edelweiss Capital. Rashmi runs Bouin Capital LLC to build resilient and impactful businesses. She judges, mentors and analyzes many global technology companies in collaboration with the University of Texas/ATI/IC2 Institute, Invest Korea, Rice Alliance Business Plan,  and SXSW Interactive. Rashmi is an active advisory board member of four companies and invests with South West Angel Network.
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    Mark Cirinna has been the VP of Supply Chain Management with Mercy Health, Director of supply Chain with Valero Energy Corp.& VP of Operations for B2E Solutions. He is also an angel investor through the Southwest Angel Network

     

    Jeff Wallace - Silicon Valley, CA | ‪Co-Founder, Silicon Valley in Your Pocket

    Founder of Global Kinetics, Co-Founder of Silicon Valley in Your Pocket (SVIYP) & a long-standing enterprise mobility industry veteran.

    Prior to this, he was a serial entrepreneur founding several businesses from the mid-1990s. He was ​​awarded the prestigious BridgeGate 20 Award, recognizing him as one of the top 20 business leaders & “difference makers” in S. California’s IT & new media community​​.

    Sarah Lee Marshall PR

     
    Sarah Marshall - Austin, TX | Founder, Sarah Lee Marshall PR

    Sarah has more than 35 years experience in communications including media, internal and government relations in the areas of high technology, telecom, energy and consumer spaces. She has extensive experience in brand development, communications execution, communication training and executive coaching.

    Specialties: Crisis communication, media training, executive coaching, public relations including positioning and messaging.  

    Jenny Krengel


    Jenny Krengel - Austin, TX

    Jenny Krengel has been a sales professional since 1992. From individual contributor to senior management to CEO, she has sold software, hardware, and services to the largest company in the world, down to SMB. Most of her sales career, she has worked for early stage or start-up companies in manufacturing and technology, and sold into F500 enterprises spanning vertical markets. Ms. Krengel has been a significant contributor to rapid revenue growth for her employers, with one executing a successful IPO.

    Jenny is Founder and Leader at the RefineryCo. and has earned her designation of Certified Professional Coach, specializing in helping businesses grow B2B sales. Her newest project is designing and launching a sales training platform exclusively for women called, Sales Knowledge for Women.

     

     

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    Danielle Pruitt - Austin, Texas | CEO Chalk- Ink and Yoga City

    Danielle Pruitt is an Austin-based entrepreneur whose influence has impacted major world players, such as Whole Foods, REI, and Starbucks. Danielle’s background in the retail merchandising industry and groundbreaking chalk-based distribution are the perfect combination of creative vision, traditionalism, and intellect. Skilled in retail merchandising & design and an avid world traveler, Pruitt is a visionary business woman who implements universal communication through fixtures, words, and traditional mediums.