Dr. Altounian is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edwards University. He is a partner at Capital Factory in Austin, Texas and a Board Member of the Austin Technology Council.
He was the Founder and CEO of Motion Computing, a leading provider of rugged tablet solutions for business. Prior to founding Motion he was with Dell Computer Corporation, where he served in marketing executive positions for both the relaunch of the notebook computer business in 1994 and the creation and launch of the Precision workstation product businesses in 1997. He worked for two years in the United Kingdom as the General Manager, Workstation Line of Business for Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
Dr. Altounian has almost 30 years of management and staff experience in the technology sector. He managed marketing and new business development teams for leading technology companies including Motorola, Compaq Computer Corporation and Ashton-Tate.
He earned his Ph.D. at Oklahoma State University and his MBA at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a named inventor on 10 patents and a published author.
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