Our Team

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Joshua Baer
Board Member

The consummate Austinpreneur, Joshua Baer has founded several email companies and is the founder and Executive Director of Capital Factory. Joshua helps people (like us!) quit their jobs and become entrepreneurs.

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Shawn Bose
Co-Founder, Board Member

Shawn is the CEO and co-founder of Deily and was on the founding team of uShip, champions of the inaugural Austin Startup Games. Shawn doesn’t always show up on time for his flip cup match, but when he does, he is quite good.

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Chuck Gordon
Co-Founder, Board Member

Chuck is the CEO and co-founder of SpareFoot, three-time champions of the Austin Startup Games.

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Dan Graham
Co-Founder, Board Member

Dan is the co-founder of Notley, a private equity firm that works at the intersection of business and social innovation. Previously, Dan was the CEO and owner of BuildASign.com, one of Startup Games’ founding teams and the champions of Austin’s inaugural Level Up Games for mid-size companies.

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Henrik Johansson
Co-Founder, Board Member

Henrik is the CEO and co-founder of Boundless Network, one of the founding teams of Startup Games. He can be found showing off his skills in darts at the Austin event.

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Jay Manickam
Co-Founder, Board Member

Jay is a co-founder of Everfest and a co-founder of uShip, champions of the inaugural Austin Startup Games. Jay is a master of the perfect game of Connect 4.

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Gillian Wilson
Co-Founder, Board Member

Gillian spent seven years as the engine behind a vibrant startup culture at uShip, even mentoring others making their own company cultures awesome. As our founding Executive Director, her passion is helping people, and SG seemed like a great way to do it.