Zach Nies is VP of Eduction at Techstars and a member of the faculty at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His whole career has been dedicated to entrepreneurship at startups and inside large companies. He is using that experience guided by his core value of Learn, Do, Teach, Learn to help companies of all sizes successfully bring new products and services to market. At CU, he is an Executive Advisory Board Member for the Silicon Flatirons Center and the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Prior to being VP of Education, Zach was a Managing Director for the Boulder Techstars program. Before joining Techstars, Zach was Chief Technologist at Rally Software.