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

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
Alexa-Chally

Alexa Chally

Clean Energy
  • Undergrad at UT studying Geography and Environmental Studies
  • Studied in Guatemala and France
  • Competitive fencer
Harry-Chou

Harry Chou

IT/Wireless
  • Materials Science and Engineering PhD candidate
  • Research in understanding and implementing new nanomaterials for electronic applications
  • Interested in commercializing research and technology transfer
Varun-Devaraj

Varun Devaraj

IT/Wireless
  • Masters in Mechanical Engineering from UT
  • Areas of interest include market validation, market sizing, and strategies for growth and exit
  • Runner-up in the Idea to Product Competition held by the Texas Entrepreneurship Society
  • Enjoys skydiving and photography
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Steven Elliot

Clean Energy
  • Originally from Oklahoma City
  • Undergraduate in Chemical Engineering at Vanderbilt University
  • Masters in Chemical Engineering Practice at MIT
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Bill Herrmann

IT/Wireless
  • 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
JessicaJin

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
Gen-Li

Gen Li

Clean Energy
  • 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
Shane-Patience

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

Vineet Raman

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

Natalia Rivera

Clean Energy
  • Master’s candidate in Global Policy Studies at UT with a focus on Energy and Finance
  • President of the LBJ School’s Alliance for Energy Policy
  • Worked at the Texas Legislature
  • Experience working for a multinational company based out of Spain on the finance and accounting of renewable energy projects
Emily-Roccheggiani

Emily Roccheggiani

IT/Wireless
  • 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

Alex Seibel

IT/Wireless
  • Undergraduate in Business at UT
  • Serves on the Board of Directors for the University Co-Op and the Student Consulting Initiative
  • Starting his own social impact potato chip company called Potato Patato
  • Loves sailing, scuba diving, and traveling
Aalap-Shah

Aalap Shah

IT/Wireless
  • Second year MBA student at UT
  • Has worked in social entrepreneurship, technology for emerging markets, and public-private partnerships
  • While in school, worked with 3 Day Startup, Dell’s Social Innovation Challenge, and the Livestrong Foundation
Nishi-Viswanathan

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
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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