Bryan Menell is the co-founder and CEO of Mahana, a company that uses iBeacons at restaurants to improve the guest experience. Menell was a finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year award, and has 20 years of experience founding and growing Exact Systems, Perficient (NASDAQ: PRFT), and Fusion Learning Systems.

He is active in Austin's technology scene, and is a co-founder and mentor of Capital Factory, a seed-stage mentoring program for technology companies. Menell is the publisher of AustinStartup, which highlights emerging technology companies in Austin, and is an investor and advisor to a select group of companies.


Menell began his career in the San Francisco office of Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). He earned a B.S. in Business/MIS at California State University at Chico.


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