ATC Appoints New Advisory Board and Executive Committee Members, Makes Changes to Board of Directors

Released on = October 16, 2006, 1:24 pm

Press Release Author = Austin Technology Council

Industry = Non Profit

Press Release Summary = Austin Technology Council appointed two new members to its
Executive Committee and three members to its Advisory Board. In addition, changes
were made the ATC's Board of Directors.

Press Release Body = Austin, Texas (October 16, 2006) - Austin Technology Council
(ATC), a member-driven association focused on promoting the growth and success of
Austin\'s technology sector, announced today that it has appointed two new members to
its Executive Committee and three members to its Advisory Board. The two new
members joining ATC's Executive Committee are Brian Wong, CEO of D2Audio, and Isaac
Barchas, Director, the IC2 Institute of the University of Texas. The appointed
Advisory Board Members are Mihir Ravel, entrepreneur, David Anderson, chief
executive officer of SEMATECH's Advanced Technology Development Facility (ADTF), and
Arjuna S. Sanga, Associate Vice Chancellor, Office of Research and Technology
Transfer, The University of Texas System.

In addition, Austin Technology Council has made changes to its Board of Directors.
Pike Powers and Jimmy Treybig have become Emeritus ATC Board Members and Dan
Sullivan will continue as the Board Chairman for an additional 6 months.

\"We are delighted with the caliber and expertise of ATC\' newest Advisory and
Executive Committee members,\" said Alisha Ring, President, Austin Technology
Council. \"We believe that our new board and advisory board members bring a wealth of
business experience and hands-on operational expertise to ATC. They will be of great
value to ATC as we focus on our continued successful growth and expansion.

Continues Ring, "The ATC Executive Committee is made up of outstanding individuals
in the Greater Austin Technology community that are dedicated to make Austin the
greatest technology city in the world."

Board members are appointed for three years.

Brian Wong has more than 24 years of experience in executive and general management,
marketing, and the development of mixed signal products and semiconductors. Mr. Wong
is the president and CEO of D2Audio Corporation, a leader in digital audio ICs and
audio enhancement technology for digital media applications. Before joining D2Audio,
Mr. Wong was CEO of Primarion Inc., a digital power management and optical I/O
company. Prior to Primarion, Mr. Wong served for 17 years at TRW, where he was
manager the Mixed Signal Products business.

Isaac Barchas is the Director of the Austin Technology Incubator, a division of the
IC2 Institute of the University of Texas at Austin. Before coming to ATI in April
of 2006, Barchas was an associate principal with McKinsey & Company, an
international management consultancy. He sits on the boards of the Greater Austin
Chamber of Commerce, the AusTech Alliance, and the advisory board for the central
Texas region of the state's Emerging Technology Fund. Barchas holds a bachelor's
degree from Stanford and master's and law degrees from the University of Chicago.

About Austin Technology Council
The Austin Technology Council is a professionally managed, member-driven non-profit
association of Central Texas businesses and organizations working together to
promote and enhance the growth and success of Austin's technology sector through
education, networking, mentoring, jobs, economic development, funding, and political

The Austin Technology Council is the only organization that exclusively represents
the interests of the technology community in Central Texas. As such it is dedicated
to helping technology companies in Central Texas grow and thrive through education,
networking, mentoring, jobs, economic development, funding, and political support
for area technology entrepreneurs and executives, and the service providers that
support the industry. ATC represents hundreds of members and maintains its
dedication to developing the Austin community into a world leader in technology.

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Contact Details = Media Contact
Patti D. Hill
BlabberMouth PR for Austin Technology Council

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