Ben Dyer Joins Austin-based Enola Labs’ Advisory Board

Enola Labs President and CTO Marcus Turner with Ben Dyer, a member of its advisory board.

Enola Labs President and CTO Marcus Turner with Ben Dyer, a member of its advisory board.

Ben Dyer, a serial technology entrepreneur and entrepreneur in residence at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, has joined the advisory board of Enola Labs.

The Austin-based mobile and web development company is run by Marcus Turner, its president and chief technology officer. It is also in the process of acquiring MeetMePay, a payment platform and its developing another payment platform for the hospitality industry.

Dyer is an instructor in the Longhorn Startup program. He previously founded, ran and sold Peachtree Software and later founded Comsell, an early interactive media company that he sold to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, followed by Intellimedia, which created ESPN branded CD-ROMs for sports education and later morphed into web development.

The company, which has 20 employees, is also moving part of its team into the We Work Austin coworking space on Congress Ave. It will also keep its North Austin development office.

In addition to Dyer, Keith Krammes has also joined the Enola Labs advisory board. Krammes previously served as a Senior Vice President and Deputy Sector Manager with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).

“We have assembled a very strong core team and have recently restructured our company for rapid expansion in 2015 via organic growth and acquisitions,” Enola Labs President Marcus Turner said in a news release. “Our goal is to be a leading mobile and web developer in Austin, Atlanta, and the DC area, and we are working with clients across the US.”

“Having known Marcus Turner for several years, I have come to respect his skills in leading all levels of software development,” Dyer said. “Marcus has deep experience as the manufacturing innovation lead within HP labs and as a consultant there and has created considerable technology that is today widely used both within HP itself and several Fortune 200 companies. He has assembled a solid base here in Austin, and I’m pleased to assist in leveraging this into a significant company this year and beyond.”

Comments

  1. Marcus Turner says:

    Marcus Turner is a certifiable nutjob!

  2. Ben Dyer seems like a brighter guy than that to hookup with a con artist like Marcus. As David Hannum once said, “there is a sucker born every minute.”

  3. Darn, didn’t care about that aspect of technology.

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