ATI Associates

Our close relationship with the University of Texas allows ATI to supply access to talent that startups couldn’t otherwise afford. We are highly selective in recruiting our Associates to ensure they provide real value to our member companies.


Nisha Abraham

Bio/Health Sciences
  • Received her Masters degree in Biology from Texas A&M
  • Adjunct faculty member at South University
  • Loves food, lives on coffee and would kill for cheesecake
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Ben Beverly

  • Undergraduate at University of Texas at Austin pursuing Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Previously interned at frog design and Accenture
  • Passionate about the outdoors, golf and fitness

Jamal Deek

Bio/Health Sciences
  • Will be graduating with a BBA and Master’s in Accounting from UT in May 2015
  • Other internships at Fortune 50, Big Four accounting, and litigation companies
  • Lived in Bangkok, Thailand for two years and loves hole-in-the-wall restaurants and rugby

Jon Harold Dutton

  • Current MBA student at UT
  • Interested in innovation incubation, technology commercialization, and social change
  • Former management consultant working in energy, finance, and information technology

Bill Herrmann

  • BS in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University and currently enrolled in the MSTC program at UT-Austin
  • Leadership experience as VP/General Manager, VP Global Account Management, multi-site Plant Manager, and Site General Manager
  • Worked for IBM, Flextronics, and Honeywell; as well as startups and mid-size companies

Bradley Hinson

Bio/Health Sciences
  • Currently enrolled in the MSTC program at McCombs and did my undergraduate degree in Philosophy, History and Political Science
  • Love reading, especially science fiction and fantasy
  • Enjoys movies, especially foreign films

Sabeeha Islam

Clean Energy
  • Finance Student in the McCombs School of Business
  • Originally from Kansas City
  • Plays basketball, soccer, and frisbee

Jessica Jin

Clean Energy
  • Undergraduate at the University of Texas pursuing a Bachelor of Music; Violin Performance
  • Interested in bringing energy solutions to China
  • Big 12 rowing champion

Jana Lane

Clean Energy
  • Undergraduate at the University of Texas in the McCombs School of Business, and majoring in International Business and minoring in Spanish
  • Career ambitions include becoming the Anthony Bourdain of the next generation
  • Loves trying to run, yet will never be a real “runner”

Gen Li

Bio/Health Sciences
  • Third year law student at UT
  • Studied International Affairs and Economics at George Washington University
  • Worked for the Texas Attorney General’s office in the anti-trust division

Priyanka Nuthalapati

  • BTech in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati and
    currently enrolled in the MSTC Master’s program at UT Austin
  • Worked as an Product Devt Engineer at Telecom Company and entrepreneur of small companies
  • Classical dancer, traveler and supporter of causes focused on education, women, and the poor

Shane Patience

Clean Energy
  • Graduate of UT’s MSTC Master’s Program
  • Project management professional with over 15 years of manufacturing experience
  • New product development for reverse osmosis flow media and industrial filtration applications
  • Six Sigma Black Belt

Vineet Raman

Clean Energy
  • Undergraduate at UT studying Mechanical Engineering
  • Interested in renewable energy and Smart Grid
  • Plays football, tennis and shreds guitar

Logan Robinson

  • Third year law student at the University of Texas School of Law
  • Worked at a non-profit, the UT System, and the Texas Legislature
  • Passionate about Olympic weightlifting

Emily Roccheggiani

  • Graduated from George Washington University with a BBA in Finance and is currently enrolled in the MSTC program at UT
  • Previous work experience in the financial services industry and business strategy consulting
  • Passionate about yoga and skiing

Alex Seibel

  • Undergraduate in Business at UT
  • Serves on the Board of Directors for the University Co-Op and the Student Consulting Initiative
  • Served as founding member and former Vice President for the Longhorn Entrepreneurship Agency
  • Loves sailing, scuba diving, and traveling

Aalap Shah

  • MBA Student at UT MCombs and undergraduate degree from Georgetown University
  • Has worked in social entrepreneurship and digital, payments, and mobile technology for emerging markets
  • Working with the Dell Social Innovation Challenge, 3 Day Startup, and US Business Council on Sustainable Development

Nishi Viswanathan

Bio/Health Sciences
  • MBA and MA in Nutritional Sciences from UT; MBBS from the University of Mumbai, India (licensed to practice medicine in India)
  • Director of Product Development at NanoHybrids, an Austin-based nanotechnology startup
  • Provides strategic consulting to ATI companies, assists with market analysis, business planning, marketing, regulatory pathways and funding

Tiffany Wu

Clean Energy
  • Masters candidate at the University of Texas; Public Affairs, Energy and Earth Resources
  • Previously worked as a process engineer designing desulfurization and carbon capture plants
  • Has travelled all across Southeast Asia, especially loves Laos