ATI Team

Our team has decades of experience in new venture creation with industry-specific expertise and networks to position your company for success.

Bart Bohn

Bart Bohn

Water and IT/Wireless Portfolio
  • Lead advisor to all ATI’s Water and IT & Wireless companies
  • Co-founder of Ravel (acquired by W2O Group in 2012) and Embrace (Techstars Austin 2013), both big data analytics startups
  • Co-founder, Board Member, facilitator and mentor of 3 Day Startup
  • Founder of ATI SEAL and several entrepreneurship courses at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Original pitch coach for SXSW Accelerator and on-going member of Qualifying Committee
  • Co-founder and host of the Entrepreneur Lounge at SXSW
  • Former management consultant with Arthur Andersen and BearingPoint, founding Engagement Manager of BearingPoint’s Energy Strategy Practice
  • Trinity University for Chemical Engineering and Finance undergrad, University of Texas at Austin for MBA


Mitch Jacobson

Mitch Jacobson

ATI Clean Energy Portfolio
  • Lead advisor to all ATI Clean Energy companies since 2009
  • 30 years in technology, including running European and Direct sales for Dell and a $17 billion P&L for Tech Data Corporation
  • Founder of Eyes of Texas Partners angel investment group in 1999
  • 15 years’ experience investing in and working with emerging technology companies as limited partner, board member and consultant
  • Board member of National CleanTech Open, board member of CleanTX Foundation, board member of TFIC, member of SXSW Eco Advisory Board
  • Active community service, including advisory board member of The Nature Conservancy, and The Austin Young Chamber
  • BA in Business and Marketing from University of Florida and MBA studies from the University of South Florida
  • Has a fraternal twin
  • Read our Q&A with Mitch Jacobson


Mark Sanders

Dr. Mark Sanders

ATI Transportation & Mobility Portfolio
  • Lead advisor to all ATI Transportation + Mobility companies
  • 20 years working in sustainable infrastructure and cleantech
  • Founder of TurnKey Environmental (acquired in 2003) and T3E (acquired in 2009)
  • Former Applied Research Program Manager at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory focused on technology commercialization
  • Founder of the Rosenfeld Society, a nonprofit organization promoting commercialization of cleantech from research institutions
  • Active community service, including Austin City UP, the Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute, Texas Renewable Energy Industry Alliance, and SPEER
  • PhD in Engineering from UT Austin and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson
  • Fan of great design – from T-shirts to the Taj Mahal


Cindy WalkerPeach

Dr. Cindy WalkerPeach

ATI Bioscience Portfolio
  • Lead advisor to all ATI Bioscience companies since early 2010
  • 20 years’ biotech experience, including founding teams of Ambion Diagnostics and Asuragen
  • Special expertise in business development, partnerships, licensing, and regulatory and reimbursement strategy
  • Inventor on multiple issued and pending patents on clinical assay innovations
  • Author of numerous scientific publications
  • Board member of the Austin Technology Council and on the steering committee for the UTech Dorm Room
  • BS with focus on Chemistry, Creighton University, PhD in Molecular Biology and Chemistry, New Mexico State University, post doc fellowship at Monsanto Company
  • An avid traveler, visiting stromatolites is high on the list of favorite vacation spots


Michael Webber

Dr. Michael Webber

ATI Clean Energy Portfolio
  • Leadership support for ATI Clean Energy companies
  • Assistant Director of the UT Energy Institute and Associate Director of the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy in the Jackson School of Geosciences
  • Fellow of the Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the LBJ School of Public Affairs
  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Author of more than 75 scientific articles, columns, books, including a compendium of his commentary titled Changing the Way America Thinks About Energy, published May 2009
  • BA (Plan II Liberal Arts) and BS (Aerospace Engineering), both with High Honors, from UT-Austin, M.S. (Mechanical Engineering) and Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Electrical Engineering) from Stanford University, where he was a National Science Foundation Fellow from 1995-1998
  • Was the drum major of the Longhorn marching band


Shannon Lundquist

Shannon Lundquist

Office Manager
  • Front office manager of ATI since 2005
  • Winner of 2011 University of Texas Staff Excellence Award
  • Facilities and member company contracts manager
  • Administrator of real estate operations
  • Manages ATI budgets
  • Veteran of the U.S. Navy
  • Awarded the Navy Achievement medal twice for meritorious service
  • An avid home renovation DIY’er