Austin is a team lead within the Frontier & Climate practice at HSBC Innovation Banking. The companies Austin works with are creating highly disruptive technologies with a focus on the convergence of hardware, software, and data in the physical world. The role places him across the table from some of the world’s most innovative thinkers and equips him to help bring their bold and audacious visions to reality. Previous to HSBC, Austin spent a decade building the SVB Frontier practice, and before that at a long/short climate hedge fund.