Steve Smaha

Steve Smaha
Executive in Residence

  • Angel investor since 1998 working with early stage clean tech and
    computer companies
  • Involved with Austin Technology Incubator since 1991
  • Founded and sold Haystack Labs, one of the first cybersecurity companies
  • Multiple awards for pioneering cybersecurity R&D work
  • Specializes in partnering strategies and entrepreneur psychology
  • Served for 6 years on Austin’s Electric Utility Commission
  • Undergraduate degree from Princeton, graduate degrees from U. of
    Pittsburgh and Rutgers
  • Visiting lecturer at UC/Davis, UT/Austin, St. Edwards, and Princeton
    in engineering, business, and computer science

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