Austin Hays

Deal Partner
Harpoon Ventures

1:00pm - 2:00pm PST, Mar 10
Dual Use and Funding Opportunities in the Defence and Aerospace Sector.
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Harpoon Ventures

Austin is a Partner on Harpoon's investment team, primarily focusing on early-stage software. He has led several investments focused on machine learning, developer tools, and security, including Robust Intelligence, Akita Software, Encord, and Deepset.

Before joining Harpoon, Austin advised government officials and commercial executives on emerging technology as a consultant with an emphasis on AI/ML. Austin graduated from MIT with a joint degree in math and computer science, where he also performed research in astrophysics and machine learning.