Larry Warnock is the President and CEO of Gazzang, responsible for the company’s leadership, operations, and strategic direction. He brings more than 27 years of operational expertise working with both startups and established technology companies, particularly in the enterprise software and data center tools markets, to his role at Gazzang.
Today on WAAT we spoke with Gary Hoover. Gary founded Bookstop which sold to Barnes & Noble along with Hoovers, a leading business information website. His experience with these and other startups has made him the perfect person to share some hard won advice with entrepreneurs everywhere. Gary believes that the most succesful businesses are those that are customer centric.
Andrew Allison is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Main Street Hub, which provides great local businesses around the world with do-it-for-you products that make them stronger, at a price that works for them. Founded in 2010, Main Street Hub serves thousands of local businesses in all fifty states and on three continents. The company moved [...]
Today on WAAT we caught up with Mellie Price to talk about Entrepreneurship, Austin, and few companies that she started. Mellie founded the recently acquired Front Gate Tickets along with a web development firm called Monsterbit. She believes that the shared resources and collaborative attitude make Austin a uniquely supportive place for an Entrepreneur. “When [...]
Sam Decker is Co-Founder and CEO of Mass Relevance, a social engagement platform that discovers, filters, and displays real-time content anywhere.
Lloyd Armbrust has been working in and around newspapers for over 15 years when he started as a circulation call-center manager for the Duluth News-Tribune. In 2001 he moved into online sales and then worked to built several newspaper websites from the ground up. In 2008, he started OwnLocal and in 2010 received funding from [...]
Aaron is a long-time core contributor to WordPress and has been involved in several startups including Austin’s own WP Engine. He wrote the WordPress Bible (Wiley) and has been providing high-end WordPress development solutions to clients for much of the past 3 years. He has also traveled around the country speaking at a variety of industry events relating to open source, media and social marketing.
Today on WAAT we caught up with Damon Clinkscales, Web engineer at VitalSource building an e-textbook platform. Damon talks with us about founding Austin on Rails back in 2005. He also talks about the various tech communities in Austin and where you should get plugged in right away. Damon also hosts @cafebedouins a weekly tuesday [...]