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Brandon Knicely

Advisor Austin, Texas Area, US

Cofounder, Third Drive and Director, Portico International.

Cofounder, Third Drive and Director, Portico International.

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Involved In

Founder

Third Drive
COR Advisors
Third Drive
CoR Advisors

Advisor

Redback Networks
LoLo
Affintus
bCommunities
Riverstone Networks
Extreme Networks
Wavi
copper mountain
Tiara Networks

Positions

Cofounder Third Drive September 2015 - present
Director Portico International February 2012 - present
Managing Partner Austin Innovation Partners April 2010 - March 2015
Venture Partner Alliance Capital Partners January 2008 - July 2010
Cofounder & Principal CoR Advisors January 2009 - May 2010
Corporate Development - Strategic Market Initiatives Globecomm Systems Inc. 2007 - 2009
VP Global Engineering & Technology Harris CapRock Communications 2005 - 2007
Executive Director Networked Systems & Consulting Group 2001 - 2005
EVP & CTO, National CLEC, ISP OnSite Access 1997 - 2001

Education

Landmark Education Curriculum for Living 2013 - 2014
West Virginia University Mechanical Engineering

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Mobile
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Video
  • • Social Impact
  • • Local
  • • Recruiting
  • • Smart Home
  • • Healthcare
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Nutrition
  • • Wellness
  • • Fitness

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Market research • Product management • Business Development • Entrepreneurship • Investor pitch • Product Marketing • Startups • Strategy • Telecommunications

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Elizabeth Quintanilla, MBA
They're my friends  •  Senior Managing Partner, Rockabilly Investments, LLC. The University of Texas at Austin grad. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Experienced and enjoys starting innovative project
Christina Ellwood
We worked together  •  Previously VP Marketing, Brickstream Corporation. Previously CEO, Moreland Associates.
Brandon is smart and resourceful. He gets a clear understanding of the customer and builds a product that addresses the sharpest pain points ... .
Ruth Glendinning
Founder/Creative Director, Fabric of Community ATX and Managing Principal, Thriving Community Solutions LLC. The University of Texas at Austin g
Brandon has experienced every part of the entrepreneurial pipeline and is a great resource for both nascent and veteran entrepreneurs.
Bert Haskell
Chief Technology Officer, Pecan Street Inc. Previously Director of Product Development, HelioVolt.

Ruth Glendinning
Founder/Creative Director, Fabric of Community ATX and Managing Principal, Thriving Community Solutions LLC. The University of Texas at Austin g
Ruth combines talent, heart and intelligence for worthwhile efforts. She also knows how to get things done, particularly when it comes to b ... ringing people together for the common good.

Christina Ellwood
Previously VP Marketing, Brickstream Corporation. Previously CEO, Moreland Associates.
Christina is a top Silicon Valley marketing professional that understands startup environments at the highest level. She'd be a tremendous ... asset to any team.

Damon Clinkscales
Software Engineer - Lead, VitalSource / Ingram Content Group. Founder, Austin on Rails. Former FounderDating Managing Director (2012-2014).
Damon is a solid person, community builder and technically strong.