Grant ‘validates’ Austin as tech city
very good match,” she said.
Hurley said he wants to use the trip to start building a relationship between the two progressive cities.
“This is more than a recognition for me, this is a recognition for the city,” he said. “This is about how innovative Austin is. I’m very honored to get this grant; it’s fantastic, but at the end of the day, I wouldn’t have gotten this grant living in any other city. This is a city that allows guys like me to do the things we do.”
Susan Davenport, senior vice president of global technology strat-
William Hurley moved to Austin in the mid-1990s to work for Apple. His company, Chaotic Moon Studios, makes apps.