Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

College to Career Speaker Series - Why You Should Consider Mid-Size Companies for Your Career Path

Wed, April 24, 2019 | SAC Ballroom

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

An evening with top executives at some of the fastest-growing mid-size companies in Austin.
Sponsored by University Career Services in partnership with:
•The Office of the President
•McCombs School of Business Career Services
•Liberal Arts Career Services

Join us for an opportunity to learn from top executives at some of the fastest-growing mid-size companies in Austin. Learn about their journeys to success and what competencies they value as their organizations consider diverse talent for internship opportunities and entry-level positions from majors across campus.
All majors are welcome to attend
Heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be served

The panel will include: 
Ken DeAngelis is a co-founder of Austin Ventures (AV) and has served as a general partner of all 10 AV funds, representing $4 billion in committed capital.
During his 35+ year career at AV, Ken has worked with companies at all stages of development across myriad industries. In 1999, he was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Central Texas.
In addition to his AV work, Ken is a member of the executive committee
of The University of Texas at Austin’s Development Board, as well as a past
chair of the McCombs School Advisory Council. He also is a past chair of
Austin’s PBS affiliate, KLRU-TV, and currently is an advisor to its CEO
regarding Austin City Limits.
Ken received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and an MBA
from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

President and COO, Upland Software
Tim Mattox is president and COO of Upland Software(UPLD), a high-growth, $200MM enterprise cloud software company headquartered in Austin.
Maniacally focused on the success of its customers, Upland has more than 9,000 enterprise customers and one million users worldwide.
Prior to Upland, Tim held executive roles at Dell, Inc., for 15 years in strategy,
operations, and marketing. He also has worked for Bain & Company and
Oracle Corporation. Tim holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.

Mark McClain is co-founder and CEO at SailPoint. Mark brings to bear more than 30 years of experience in the enterprise technology market. Under Mark’s
direction for the past 12 years, SailPoint has grown from a venture-backed startup to a publicly traded leader (NYSE:SAIL) in the identity management software market. Mark directs and drives the overall vision and strategy for SailPoint, which is underpinned by his commitment to and passion for building top performing teams, creating a collaborative and innovative work environment,
and focusing continuously on the needs of customers. Prior to SailPoint, Mark founded Waveset Technologies — which ultimately was acquired by Sun Microsystems — where he served as vice president of software
marketing. Mark’s career also includes diverse experience in international sales
and marketing with Hewlett-Packard and IBM/Tivoli Systems.
Mark received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Point Loma Nazarene
University and an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

Marissa Tarleton is CEO of RetailMeNot, Inc. Marissa joined RetailMeNot in 2015 as chief marketing officer and helped deliver significant growth in consumer
acquisition while also building new revenue streams for RetailMeNot. Marissa was named a Top 50 CMO on the inaugural Forbes CMO Next list in 2018 for her
thought leadership in data-driven mobile marketing. Marissa was appointed
CEO in January 2019. Prior to RetailMeNot, Marissa led marketing for Dell Inc.’s North America Consumer and Small Business organization. Her responsibilities included driving new customer acquisition through marketing communications,
media, partner programs, loyalty, and CRM for both the Dell direct and
retail businesses. Marissa holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin.

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