Gene Austin

Operational Advisor at Accel-KKR LLC

Gene Austin

Gene Austin

Operational Advisor at Accel-KKR LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
Quorum Business Solutions, Inc.
Bazaarvoice, Inc.

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4995

Number of Boards

11

Birthday

1959

Age

62

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Partner at Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC

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Venture Partner at Rembrandt Venture Management LLC

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Co-Founder & Managing Director at Next Coast Ventures LLC

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at T-Radius Holdings, Inc.

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Founder at OutboundEngine, Inc.

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

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Founding Partner at Accel-KKR LLC

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Operating Partner at Thoma Bravo LLC

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Director at Christopher & Banks Corp.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Bazaarvoice, Inc.

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Gene Austin
Operational Advisor at Accel-KKR LLC
Education
BS Engineering Management

Southern Methodist University is a private university near the center of Dallas. SMU offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through seven schools in the humanities and sciences, business, the performing, visual, and communication arts, engineering, education and human development, law, and theology.

MBA

The Olin Business School is one of seven academic schools at Washington University in St. Louis. Founded in 1917, the business school was renamed for entrepreneur John M. Olin in 1988. The school offers BSBA, Master of Business Administration (MBA), MS in Supply Chain Management, MS in Finance, Masters in Accounting, MS in Leadership, Executive MBA, Doctor of Business in Finance (DBA) and PhD degrees. In 2002, an Executive MBA program was established in Shanghai, in cooperation with Fudan University. Olin has a network of about 19,190 alumni all over the world. On July 1, 2009, the school took over management of the Brookings Institute's executive management program.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2018 - Current

Quorum Business Solutions, Inc. engages in the provision of energy business management software solutions and consulting services. Its products include accounting; field measurement; land management; marketing and logistics; production operations; transportation and storage; and document management. It also offer services such as readiness, deployment, education, and outsourcing The company was founded by R. Scott Leeds and Bruce E. Wartell in 1998 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Operational Advisor
Current

Accel-KKR focuses exclusively on middle-market technology companies. The firm invests across the technology industry including software, Internet technologies and information technology-enabled services. Accel-KKR provides financing for buyout, growth and credit funds.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Prior - 2018

Bazaarvoice is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company that turns social media into social commerce for the world's best global brands by enabling authentic customer-powered marketing. We achieve that by first letting consumers create and share ratings, reviews, questions, answers, and stories about products and brands on client websites. We then syndicate that content across the Web and through the channel to reach shoppers wherever they are. This customer-generated content has a tremendously positive influence on purchase decisions. It is also rich with customer intelligence, which we analyze and provide to our clients so they can make real-time, information-based decisions that affect all aspects of their business — marketing, product R&D, and operations. This strategy of putting customers at the center of your business helps you achieve measurable results across your entire enterprise. Brett Hurt, Vice Chairman, and Brant Barton, General Manager of Media Solutions, founded Bazaarvoice in 2005. Headquartered in Austin, the company has offices in Amsterdam, London, Munich, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Stockholm, and Sydney.

Boards & Committees
Director
2015 - Current

OutboundEngine, Inc. provides social media and content marketing platform. It offers cloud-based product that automates the delivery of timely, tailored e-mail, social, and content marketing campaigns for a wide range of industries. The company was founded by James Branndon Stewart in 2012 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Chair
Current

KIPP Austin Public Schools operates as a network of 10 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students. The company was founded by Jill Kolasinski in 2001 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Member, Board of Directors
Current
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