Jeff Browning joined Austin Ventures as Director of Talent in May of 2000 to launch AV's talent initiative. He was named Vice President of the Talent Network in 2001 and elected Partner in 2004. In this role as the partner in charge of recruiting, he works with the leaders of Austin Venture's portfolio companies building their executive teams as well as managing the recruiting relationships for the firm. He has over 20 years of executive-level recruiting experience and was previously in Executive Staffing for Dell Corporation.
Jeff serves on the Board of Directors of the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Central Texas and formerly Austin TexChange (he served as Chairman from 2007-2009 and President from 2005-2006). Additionally, he chairs the high-tech community’s annual Austin Cup benefiting The Center for Child Protection, and was named the 2008 Technology Volunteer of the Year by the Austin Chamber of Commerce.