Gene McCubbin, Advisor
has co-founded five technology based companies over the last 17 years; starting his
entrepreneurial career at 23 years of age and experiencing his
first liquidity event before the age of 25.
has owned 3 of the largest web services companies in the region, generated over $250 million in revenues, and ultimately experienced several successful enterprise exits, including: a $120mm IPO, a $30mm private equity sale, a $9mm sale to a public entity, and managing 20+ M/A and funding transactions for these various entities.
has been featured in Success magazine
, Entrepreneur magazine
Octane magazine, numerous regional versions of the Biz Journals weekly, INC.
Magazine, Kauffman Foundation's
The Edward Lowe Report, and many other regional and national publications both online and offline.
Gene has been a member of the Young Entrepreneur's Organization (YEO/EO) for since 1999.
has been involved on an Advisory, Founding, or Board level for the World Space Congress, Houston Angel Network, Houston Technology Center
, TechExecs (founder), Techxans, Defy Ventures, the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP), Crossroads for Youth, and the Greater Houston Partnership's
Emerging Business Council (co-founder).
has been recognized in Houston Celebration of Entrepreneurs twice, nominated for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Awards three times, and his
most recent company, Pop Labs, has been in the Inc. 500 / 5,000 list five years in a row.
Most recently Gene
was invited to become a Vistage Chair, an honor reserved for less than 1,000 entrepreneurs and business people in the U.S in the nation's most prestigious peer forum.
The awards Gene's companies have won are too numerous to name, including: #1 Web Design Firm in Houston by revenues for more than six years, Top 10 Fastest Growing Company
in Houston several years in a row, Winner of Visual Web Design Competitions for the disabled, and much more.
speaks for many University MBA or Entrepreneur classes, volunteers for Junior Achievement, and has been a servant in his
community since his
was married at eighteen and has three children: Jarron, Jordan, and Jonathan.