Tom Stephenson is an investor and co-founder of the Verge Fund, which sponsors the Verge Fund Speaker Series at New Mexico Tech. He was previously a General Partner of various funds under Murphree Venture Partners and Director of Education and Research for the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), a world-recognized leader in fostering the development of high-technology start-up companies. Tom represents Verge Fund on several boards and is active in several non-profit organizations. He earned his M.B.A. in Information Management and Technology Transfer from the University of Texas at Austin. 11 a.m. in MSEC 105.