In order to highlight Austin Tech Alliance’s growing membership of individuals who support our mission to promote civic engagement in Austin’s tech sector, we regularly feature profiles of ATA members.

Up now: Michael B. Shear

Introduce yourself and where you work in Austin’s tech sector.

I am an inventor of a distributed work center design and am seeking support to build a proof of concept.

What do you love about Austin?

Its People and its Potential

What do you think are the community’s biggest challenges?

Leveraging Information and Communications Technologies to address critical challenges.

Why is it important for the tech community to become more civically engaged?

Technologies have created great disruption to all aspects of our lives. I believe technology, if optimally applied, can bring about tremendous benefits.

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