Entrepreneur In Residence, Mentor
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. Two of these startups achieved over $1B in market cap. 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 several companies, including:
• MAGFAST LLC – Consumer Electronics, wireless mobile device chargers in (NYC)
• Biomedical Music Solutions – BioMed startup controlling brain activity using music via AI and Machine Learning for medical purposes (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 Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering degrees, with dual minors in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech