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Executive Director & Board of DirectorsBob founded the SWAN Impact Network in late 2015, and leads the organization. Bob has a passion for making the world a better place by encouraging the application of human and financial capital to address significant societal and environmental challenges. He has extensive experience in founding and taking early-stage technology start-up companies to successful exits, […]
Executive Director, North Texas & Board of DirectorsHeather Gilker is the founder and principal of Tokalon Advisors LLC. She is also the Executive Director of the North Texas Chapter of the SWAN Impact Network, an angel network focused solely on making early-stage impact investments. She brings over 25 years of experience in investing, community involvement, and strategy with a focus on sustainability. She […]
Director & Board of DirectorsIn addition to his work with the angel network, Juan is a mentor, startup investor, and sales consultant, focused on working with early-stage companies get to the next level.
Board of DirectorsChristina Canales Gorczynski is the Executive Director of Impact Austin, a dynamic women’s collective giving organization that cultivates collective wisdom and strength to transform ourselves and our communities. Christina is also a licensed attorney and certified mediator with the State Bar of Texas. Previously, Christina served as a Program Officer at the Simmons Foundation, specializing […]
Board of DirectorsMy passions are angel investing, career coaching, golf, and travel. I live in Austin most of the year, and during the hot summer months I retreat to the suburbs of New York City for golf and urban activities in more reasonable temperatures. In my career coaching practice, I continue to work with returning clients, including […]
Board of DirectorsElizabeth Jennings helps new products (and their instigators) survive their first five years.
Board of DirectorsSteve is an acknowledged expert in sales, global partner development, strategic planning, and marketing.
Board of DirectorsJohn Soyring provided global business leadership for the industry solutions & industry products portion of IBM’s global software business. This role included functional leadership for strategy, research & development, marketing & sales, business development, product support, and services related to the IBM offerings for all industries. He was also the co-leader of the Alliance of […]
Board of DirectorsJeff is a registered patent attorney with over twenty years of experience in technology and related intellectual property matters.
Admin- AustinAnthony is a student at California State University San Bernardino and is the first in his family to go to college. He is majoring in in Criminal Justice. He is a hard worker, and while a student has been employed by UPS as a Hazardous Material Auditor. Anthony will be supporting Bob’s work in Austin
Admin - North TexasAustin is a student at Trinity University, and has a passion for environmental education. She has lead research projects in Trinity University’s Psych Department, and has been selected as the winner of a research award (one granted each year) to study implicit bias and microaggressions. She has also organized a group of fellow students to […]
Associates are industry experts who support the network by helping in evaluating company applicants and performing company due diligence.