Austin is a serial entrepreneur, technologist, activist and now the CEO of Potbox, where he oversees the strategic direction and growth of the company.
Prior to co-founding Potbox, Austin held engineering leadership roles at several start-ups and established companies across a variety of industries. Most recently, he was Director of Engineering for Recurly, a leading subscription billing platform. Prior to that, Austin was co-founder and CTO of TinySpark, a digital marketing and sweepstakes platform for iOS and Android app developers that was accepted into the Studio 9+ Accelerator. Earlier in his career, Austin was Technical/Architect Lead at Rosetta Stone, where his work on Lingo Letter Sounds helped it win a 2014 Webby Nomination for “Best Mobile Education App” and the “Best Preschool Learning App” award from iKids. Austin began his tech career at mobile game developer Metamoki, as Lead Engineer on FruitPop!, which amassed more than 10 million players.
Austin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Bentley University in 2006.