About Capital City Innovation and Austin’s Innovation District


Capital City Innovation is the 501(c)(3) not-for-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
Program & Communications Manager

 

OUR BOARD

 

Ray Anderson
(Secretary)

Senior Vice President and
Chief Strategy Officer
Ascension Seton

Stephanie McDonald
(President)

Chief of Staff
Central Health

Kerry Hall

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

Maninder “Mini” Kahlon

Vice Dean, Health Ecosystem
Dell Medical School
The University of Texas at Austin

Dewitt Peart
(Treasurer)

President and CEO
The Downtown Austin Alliance