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Jonathan Alba (He/Him/His)

Jonathan Alba
Researcher at IC2 Institute
Pitching, marketing, virtual teams, leadership, team dynamics

LinkedIn | Jonathan has 10 years of experience helping people from all walks of life communicate effectively, build dynamic teams, and develop their visions. He blends the disciplines of communication, entrepreneurship, and cognitive psychology to help entrepreneurs craft pitches, develop value propositions, create persuasive marketing strategies, and build cohesive teams. He currently is a researcher at the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin. His mission is to apply the institutes 40 years of “thinking and doing” in entrepreneurship and economic development to help struggling economies innovate and attract talent. He has worked with city leaders and organizations in Sweden, India, Ecuador, and across the United States to build entrepreneurial cultures. He is a certified corporate trainer and holds a master’s degree from Texas State University in communication studies.

Ask me about: How to create a persuasive pitch, non-traditional marketing methods, how to create a compelling vision, how to work with other humans, meeting people who are extremely hard to get a hold of, and what video games can teach us about leadership and teamwork.