Mr. Chip Austin is Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at HBSE Ventures. Mr. Chip Austin is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner at i-Hatch Ventures. He also is an Angel Investor. He serves as the Board Member at Datasnap.io. He was a member of the senior executive team leading the buyout and restructuring of Prodigy, and was a co-founder of McKinsey's Interactive Practice. Most recently, he was President and CEO of Bertelsmann Online. Prior to Bertelsmann, he was a member of the management-led buyout of Prodigy, where he was SVP of Sales and Business Development and general manager of Prodigy's first Internet Service. Before joining Prodigy, he spent seven years at McKinsey in the Media and Interactive practices. He has a degree in Computer Science and Economics from Duke University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.