About Capital City Innovation and Austin’s Innovation District


Capital City Innovation is the 501(c)(3) non-profit that is providing vision, strategic direction, advocacy, and synergy among the organizations and individuals creating, growing, and sustaining Austin's Innovation District. It was founded by Central Health, Seton Health, and The University of Texas at Austin and began operations in 2017.

 
 

OUR VISION
An inclusive community where Austinites collaborate to create new models of health and economic growth for all.

 
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OUR MISSION

To support and encourage innovation among academic institutions, health organizations, companies, startups and entrepreneurs, developers, government, and creative individuals by combining creative placemaking and programs that promote partnerships. 

 
 

OUR TEAM

 
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Christopher Laing,

MRCVS, PHD

Executive Director
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Victoria O'Dell

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Program & Comms Manager
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OUR BOARD

 

Greg Hartman
Board President

President, Academic & External Affairs
Seton Healthcare Network/Ascension Texas

Stephanie McDonald
Board Secretary

Chief of Staff
Central Health

DeWitt Peart
Board Treasurer

President and CEO
The Downtown Austin Alliance

 
 

Kerry Hall

President,
Austin Region - Texas Capital Bank
and Board Director
 Opportunity Austin


 

Clay Johnston, MD, PhD

Dean
Dell Medical School 

 

 

 
 

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