Mr. Taylor Clauson is a Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Abstraction Capital.Mr. Clauson served as Principal at OpenAir Equity Partners. He has a passion for technology and working with startups. He joined OpenAir in July 2012 and is most comfortable engaging in market and financial analysis, problem-solving, and strategic thinking. Prior to OpenAir, he worked as Director of Operations at EcoFit Lighting, a cleantech startup that designed, manufactured, and marketed outdoor LED lighting products. At EcoFit, he worked at supply chain management, logistics, and financial planning & analysis, as well as helping to fundraise. He started his career as an Investment Analyst for the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation (KTEC), a public/private partnership that invested in seed-stage technology companies for the state of Kansas. He holds a Bachelors's degree in Accounting from Kansas State University. He resides in Overland Park with his wife and enjoys Royals baseball, fishing, and tinkering with new technologies.