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5 Investments in 3 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Austin
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Austin Ligon is an Angel/Seed stage private investor at Tewada Capital; he is an investor and Board Member at Redfin, Inc. and Rev.com

Previously, Austin was the Co­-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer at CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, from its creation in 1991 until his retirement in 2006.

Austin has also served as Senior Vice President of Strategy for Circuit City and for the Marriott Corporation and has been a Senior Consultant at Boston Consulting Group.

Austin earned his MBA from Yale University and his M.A. and B.A. degrees in Economics from The University of Texas Austin.

Jobs (5)

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May 1, 2014 - Current   (over 2 years)
Past
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Title
Company
Jan, 1991
Oct 31, 2006
Co-Founder, President & CEO
Jan, 1990
Jan, 1995
SVP - Strategy - Automotive
Jan, 1984
Jan, 1990
SVP, Hotel Strategy; VP & Gen'l. Mgr., Allies Family Restaurants; Dir., Strategy & New Business
Jan, 1972
Jan, 1982
Senior Consultant; London, Madrid

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Investments (5)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2014$9.5M / Series EPersonal Investment
Mar, 2013$4.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2009undisclosed amount / Series APersonal Investment
Nov, 2008$6M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jan, 2008$4.4M / Series APersonal Investment

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