August 10, 2000
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eXchange Announces New Leadership
Texas – The Technology Entrepreneurs' eXchange ("Texchange"),
a new Houston-based nonprofit technology organization, announced on
Thursday that it has elected officers and directors for its first
Texchange is a
networking organization for emerging technology entrepreneurs,
professional and angel investors, experienced mentors and related
professionals in service firms, government, media, and academia. The
organization's purpose is to provide an environment where common
topics of interest can be discussed, supportive collaboration among
members, and a focus on technology entrepreneurship, fostered by
networking and mentoring.
dinner meetings provide seating at small tables in order to create a
personal environment where people can freely exchange ideas and views
in a relaxed atmosphere. Discussion topics are carefully chosen in
advance and concern issues that are current, significant, and
meaningful to technology entrepreneurs. Members are encouraged to
build mentoring and advisory relationships, so that their experience
and knowledge can help other members develop new ideas, contacts,
strategies, methods and business models.
In order to build the
strongest possible organization, Texchange limits its membership to
selected professionals and entrepreneurs, by invitation. Interested
parties are encouraged to submit a membership inquiry.
The initial chapter is
in Houston, with future chapters planned for Austin and Dallas. Jack
W. Plunkett, CEO of Plunkett Research, Ltd. has been elected
President. Mike Goodwin, Director/Division Controller-Finance of
Continental Airlines has been named President-Elect.
who are officers include Marco Rimassa and Bryan Emerson of Starlight
Capital; Bill Keough of IBM; Dallas Parker of Thompson Knight Brown
Parker & Leahy; Tom Rubenak of Meta Group; Charles Nunu; and John
Other co-founders who
are directors or advisory directors include Austin Goings of Vignette;
Jeff Williams of myrepairshop.com; Bill Rollwitz of WTR &
Associates; Kyle Pope of FOB.com; and Fabricio "Reese"
Soares of Enron Investment Partners.
More information can be
obtained by writing the company at [email protected].
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