Austin Next™


Michael Scharf & Jason Scharf explore Austin's transformation into the next innovation powerhouse.

If you are interested in Austin, want to learn how to build ecosystems, or understand innovation trends & technologies then this is the podcast for you.

About the Hosts

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Michael Scharf

Michael brings the experience of a 40+ year career in corporate finance and banking as well as entrepreneurship. He is now focused now on corporate governance and sits on multiple advisory and boards of directors, and brings his knowledge and background to bear on regulatory issues, ESG as well as corporate management.

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Jason Scharf

Jason is an experienced strategy executive and active angel investor in the life science and digital health sectors. He has built and led teams in strategic planning, market intelligence, and innovation at companies including Kean Health, Illumina, BD, and Amgen.