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Steve Barcik Amstel

Advisor Austin, Texas Area, US

CEO, Wetzel Blade and Member, Austin Technology Council.

CEO, Wetzel Blade and Member, Austin Technology Council.

4 vouches

Involved In


Caliber Partners, LLC and LPs
High Tech Design Safety
Semiconductor Engineering and Services
Firefly LED Lighting, Inc.
High Tech Design Safety
High Tech Design Safety
Firefly LED Lighting, Inc.
Caliber Partners, LLC and LPs
Semiconductor Engineering and Services


CEO Founder High Tech Design Safety August 2001 - present
CEO Prinicpal Consultant High Tech Design Safety August 2001 - present
Principal Consultant High Tech Design Safety, LLC CE UL S2 NFPA Field Labeling August 2001 - present
Founder and Car Guy AutoSuites March 1971 - present
Entrepreuner in Residence Austin Technology Incubator February 2014 - December 2014
Principal Consultant Founder CEO High Tech Design Safety August 2001 - October 2014
CEO Founder Firefly LED Lighting, Inc. June 2009 - January 2013
Managing Partner Founder Caliber Partners, LLC and LPs October 2009 - May 2011
Chair and TF Leader SEMI Standards 1993 - 2007
VP Technology Co-Founder Semiconductor Engineering and Services August 1998 - September 2001
US Product Safety and EHS Manager Tokyo Electron America June 1996 - August 1998
EHS and Product Safety Manager Tokyo Electron June 1996 - August 1998
Environmental Engineering Sematech 1994 - 1996
EHS and Product Safety Siemens January 1991 - November 1992
EHS Engineering Texas Instruments January 1987 - May 1992
Facilities and EHS Engineer Texas Instruments 1988 - 1992
VP Engeinering and Operations Interpak Chemicals May 1985 - August 1987


Virginia Military Institute Engineering 1981 - 1985
Landmark Humanities/Humanistic Studies 1902 - 1913

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Transportation
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact

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Andrew Tull
They're my friends  •  Vice President, Business Development, TappIn and VP Sales & Marketing, Pragma Systems, Inc.. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Steve exhibits all of the necessary traits of a successful business owner and entrepreneur, including his honesty, ability to think of a pro ... blem with multiple potential solves to that problem, and a sincere, pay it forward attitude.
Doug Bain
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, eyeQ and Past President, Rice Alliance - Austin Chapter. Rice grad. University of Oregon grad.
Steve has deep experience as a startup CEO, the practical knowledge of a problem-solving engineer, and the heart and temperament of a true l ... eader.
Melissa Murphy, M.A.
MSTC Communication Coach, McCombs School of Business and Communication Coach MBA+ Leadership Program, McCombs School of Business.
Terry Ansohn, PMP
Program Manager, WW Partner Programs, VMware. Previously Sr. Director of IT / Project Managment Office, FirstCare Health Plans.