Entrepreneur In Residence
He is a driven serial entrepreneur, 2-time Founder, and veteran executive of 8 venture funded startups, where his roles varied from VP of Engineering & Operations to CEO. Rich has been responsible for 35 products which include software (enterprise, mobile desktop and embedded), hardware (silicon, board, module, and box), and complete systems. His core strength is in aggressive and predictable product, financial and company execution.
Rich is currently an EIR at the Capital Factory and a fractional COO at four companies
∙ Plum – Home Automation Lighting Controls (Austin)
∙ MAGFAST – Consumer Electronics, mobile device chargers in (NYC)
∙ Biomedical Music Solutions – Managing brain activity using AI-empowered music for medicine (Austin)
∙ Unaliwear – Smartwatch designed for the elderly (Austin)
In addition to building killer products and mentoring other entrepreneurs, Rich’s other passions include building and driving racecars, and being a high-performance driving instructor at several tracks in Texas.
Rich holds Bachelors and Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering degrees from Georgia Tech.