SXSW Eco is proud to present the Judges of the 2016 Startup Showcase competition. These industry experts, representing major corporations, utilities, foundations and venture capital firms, presided over the Startup Showcase and determined the winners of each category.

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SXSW Eco Startup Showcase Review Board - Bart Bohn
Partner | Austin Technology Incubator
Director of Resource Recovery | City of Austin
Bridget Croke
External Affairs | Closed Loop Fund
SXSW Eco Startup Showcase Juror - Carey Meyers
Associate Director | The Rockefeller Foundation
SXSW Eco Startup Showcase Review Board - Christine Primmer
Principal | SJF Ventures
SXSW Eco Startup Showcase Juror - Eric Bielke
Director | GE Ventures
Garrett Hester
Director | Centrica Connected Homes North America
Vice President of Consumer IoT | Target
Startup Showcase Juror Jonathan Schalliol
Director of Corporate Development | The Heritage Group
SXSW Eco Startup Showcase Juror - Karl Popham
Manager, Emerging Tech | Austin Energy
Startup Showcase Judge Kevin Deneen
Senior Associate | Aster Capital
SXSW Eco Emcee - Lauren-Kristine Pryzant
Senior Analyst | Mercury Fund
Lina Constantinovici
Founding Partner | BVC Fund
SXSW Eco Startup Showcase Juror - Mark Fischetti
Senior Editor | Scientific American
Founder + Executive Director | Recycle Across America
Mike Betts
Director of Investments | AgFunder
Monica Jain
Founder | Fish 2.0
Phil Graves
Director of Corporate Development | Patagonia
VP Global Water and Environmental Solutions | PepsiCo
SXSW Eco Startup Showcase Juror - Rose Maizner
Analyst | Renewabletech Ventures
Exec Partner | Ashoka Changemakers
Scott Schwaitzberg
Managing Director | Tusk Ventures
Lead Designer | Food+Future (Target/ Media Lab/IDEO)
Seyi Fabode
Partner | Asha Labs + Managing Director | VestedWorld
Stonly Baptiste
Cofounder + Partner | Urban.Us
Editor-at-Large | Inc. Magazine
Go-to-Market Track Lead | Energy Excelerator
Weston Sylvester
Director, Internet of Things Go-To-Market in North America | Cisco Systems
Yann Moreau
R+I Director, North America | Veolia Research and Innovation (VERI)
Zach Barasz
Senior Associate | Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Emcees

Timshel | Director, Marketing & Communications
Co-Director | ATI Clean Energy Incubator at The University of Texas at Austin
Co-Director | ATI Clean Energy Incubator at The University of Texas at Austin
New Media Architect + Founder | TriplePundit.com
Program Director | National Science Foundation, Small Business Innovation Research Program
Sarah Applebaum
Associate | Pangaea Ventures
Director of Engagement & Correspondent, VERGE | GreenBiz Group