Rich is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Plum Inc., a Home Automation startup in Austin. He is a driven serial entrepreneur, 2-time Founder, and veteran executive of 7 past startups, where his roles varied from VP of Engineering & Operations to CEO. Rich has created products ranging across 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.
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.
Rich has been a Mentor at Capital Factory since Jan 2014!