Photo of John Bacus
John Bacus
Lecturer • DESIGN, AR/VR, ARCHITECTURE • PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR, TRIMBLE SKETCH-UP
ATLAS Institute
Chris Byrne
Chris Byrne
VP at Samsung Electronics, Strategy & Innovation Center
Beth Galetti
Beth Galetti
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Amazon
Per Karlsson
Per Karlsson
Director, Media Technology Research at Ericsson & Head of Ericsson Research in Silicon Valley
Kyle Kuczun
Kyle Kuczun
Coach, TechStars
Margaret Minsky
Margaret Minsky
Consultant, Margaret Minsky Consulting
ram narayanswarmy
Ram Narayanswamy
President, Teaq Innovations
Chris Roser
Chris Roser
Managing Partner at Roser Ventures
Bobby Schnabel
Bobby Schnabel
Professor • University of Colorado Boulder
Computer Science
Eric Schweikardt
Eric Schweikardt
CEO and Design Director, Modular Robotics
Nathan Seidle
Nathan Seidle
BTU Lab Hacker-in-Residence • HACKING
FOUNDER • SPARKFUN ELECTRONICS
Rob Sherwood
Rob Sherwood
Deputy Executive Director of Innovation at The Aerospace Corporation
Jackson Tilley
Jackson Tilley
Director of Public Relations and Community Affairs, Organa Brands • Creative Technologies and Design Master's Student
ATLAS Institute
Lauren Young
Lauren Jones Young
Chair, Board of Advisors • Consultant, LJYoung Consulting
Norah Zuniga Shaw
Norah Zuniga Shaw
Professor, Director of Dance and Technology, The Ohio State University

Council of Founders & Friends

ATLAS is fortunate to have a terrific Council of Founders and Friends composed of leaders from academia, industry, non-profit organizations, and the community. These outstanding individuals have supported the institute over its development, and continue to be strong advocates for ATLAS, guiding its ongoing development.

  • Susie Armstrong — Senior Vice President of Engineering, Qualcomm
  • Donna Auguste—  Auguste Research Group
  • John K. Bennett – InWorks, University of Colorado Denver
  • Kathie Broyles – Broyles Consulting
  • Richard L. Byyny, M.D. – (ATLAS co-founder); Executive Director, Health Policy Center, University of Colorado Hospital; Former CU-Boulder Chancellor
  • Karen Diener – President and CEO, KD Geospatial Solutions LLC
  • Herbert Fenster –  Senior Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP
  • Gerhard Fischer – Professor of Computer Science (emeritus), CU-Boulder
  • Donna Flynn, VP global talent, steelcase 
  • Richard Foy – Principal Partner, Communication Arts, Inc.
  • Idit Harel – CEO and Founder at Globaloria
  • Kim Koro – President, Qualcomm Government Technologies
  • Mark Koro – Vice President, Government Affairs, Qualcomm
  • Lindsay Lanning – Vice President, Customers for Life, Salesforce.com
  • Clayton Lewis – Professor of Computer Science, CU-Boulder
  • Patricia Limerick – Professor of History, CU-Boulder
  • Krista Marks – Co-Founder, CEO, Woot Math; Former Vice President, Disney Online; Former CEO, Co-Founder, Kerpoof
  • Mike Moniz – President and CEO, Circadence Managing director, Paladin Capital Group
  • Natalie Nunez – Graphic Designer at BTI - Bicycle Technologies International 
  • Elfred Anthony Pinkard – former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Johnson C Smith University
  • Jane Prey – former program director, National Science Foundation
  • Doug Price – President and CEO, Rocky Mountain PBS
  • Becky Roser – Board Member
  • Chris Roser – Partner, Roser Ventures, L.L.C.
  • Lucy Sanders – Director, National Center for Women and Information Technology
  • Bobby Schnabel – (ATLAS co-founder);  Executive Director and CEO of the Association for Computing Machinery
  • Diane Sieber – Associate Professor • Faculty Director, Global Engineering RAP, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Jill Tietjen – President and CEO, Technically Speaking, Inc.
  • James Williams III – Dean of Libraries, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Phil Weiser – Professor, School of Law, CU-Boulder
  • John Winsor – General Partner, Winsor Communications
  • Tish Winsor – Board Member