CXO Conversation Podcast

Building Your Career Transition Elevator Pitch

From the frontlines in Afghanistan to the center of the Texas startup ecosystem, Craig Cummings has built an incredible career developing technology that solves real-world problems. He’s now General Partner at Moonshots Capital, a venture capital firm in Austin that invests in technology startups, with a special focus on those founded by military veteran entrepreneurs. 

Join us as we delve into Craig’s inspiring journey, his insights into technology investments, and the unique perspective he brings to the entrepreneurial world.

In this episode, Craig shares with Michael his experience:

  • Crafting an elevator pitch that advances your career
  • Building a strong local entrepreneurship community in Austin
  • Helping other talented veteran entrepreneurs succeed

Before he became an entrepreneur, Craig spent 17 years in the Army, most of that time as an Intelligence Officer serving in support of the National Security Agency (NSA). Craig deployed to Afghanistan with the Joint Special Operations Command where he was awarded the Bronze Star. 

Craig holds a B.S. in Political Science from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he was recognized as their first Truman Scholar. He also has a Ph.D. in Political Science with a minor in Econometrics from Columbia University.

Thank you to ACG Denver for being a sponsor of CXO Conversations Podcast. Association for Corporate Growth in its role as the hub of the middle market business community for quality networking, education and events. Connections are made, deals are formed and thought leadership is exchanged.  

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