Austin is a Director with Quid, and based in Washington, DC. He focuses on equipping strategy and innovation, sales and marketing, and consumer intelligence teams with market trends, M&A activity, patent and research innovations, and other insights to drive their strategy. Before Quid, Austin took several B2B SaaS software companies to market, bringing in their first customers and creating the sales strategy. Before this he was a consultant with Deloitte, leveraging his engineering background in projects with commercial and federal government clients. Entrepreneurs are Austin’s favorite people and he loves brainstorming with them about how to scale their business, and connecting them with people and resources that can help. He is passionate about mentoring, and supports DC youth, community development leaders, and entrepreneurs in his spare time.