• Taking Austin to the Finish Line

    Carol Thompson on the F1 Host Committee; ensuring the uniqueness of Austin, the spirit of Central Texas, and a successful inaugural Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™

    Three extraordinary leaders at the forefront of building a stronger community.

    - Leadership Austin

    RISE Guest Speaker, Robert Rodriguez

    An American film director, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor, musician, and film producer of Spy Kids, Desperado, and Sin City – just to name a few. (photo courtesy of RISE Global. Photographer: Scott Van Osdol)

    Green lights and open doors save time; that's what working with Carol Thompson can buy you.

    - Michael W. Rollins, CCE-President, Austin Chamber of Commerce

    Carol can be counted on to bring promising Longhorn women with entrepreneurial flair. She is Texas!

    - Bob Metcalfe, Co-inventor of the Ethernet and Director of Innovation at The University of Texas at Austin.


    “One of Austin’s top 25 tech players to know.”
    —The Austin American-Statesman

    “One of Austin’s 5 most powerful women…”
    —Central Texas Press