Partner, Austin Ventures
Clark Jernigan joined Austin Ventures in 2001, and focuses on hardware, clean tech, and technology services investing. Previously, he spent four years with Cirrus Logic as Vice President and General Manager of the Communications Products Division and Vice President of New Business Development. Before joining Cirrus Logic, he spent 12 years in product development engineering at AMD, and one year as a Sell-Side Research Analyst at Alex Brown, covering electronics manufacturing services.
Clark holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, an MS in Electrical Engineering from Rice University, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Busby Foundation, which supports central Texas ALS sufferers and their families, and is an advisory board member of SURGE, SXSW Eco, and the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship.