Chelsea McCullough: Chelsea’s work bridges the interrelated areas of entrepreneurship, social good, technology and communications. She serves as Executive Director of Texans for Economic Progress, a statewide coalition that advocates greater access to tech education, entrepreneurship and infrastructure. She is also founder of Intercambio, a consulting company that connects companies to opportunity where she has participated in the launch of several entrepreneurial companies. Chelsea was the founding Director for RISE – an annual conference series for entrepreneurs, Marketing Director for MPower Labs, a tech start-up in the financial sector and served in the Governor’s Office, division of Economic Development. She is a Leadership Austin graduate and in 2013 received the BPE Ascendant Award. She was a finalist for Profiles in Power (2013) and is nominated for the 2014 awards in addition to Austin Under 40 (2013, 2014). She is active in the community on several boards and committees focused on economic empowerment including the City of Austin Community Technology & Telecommunications Commission, Impact Texas, BiGAustin and the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Program. Chelsea has masters and bachelor degrees in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin.