Alan Katz

Senior Vice President

Hunt Energy Enterprises

Alan Katz is senior vice president of Hunt Energy Enterprises.

Before joining HEE, Katz was CTO and managing director at WR Hambrecht+Co and was a partner of WR Hambrecht Ventures I and II. He also previously worked for Texas Instruments in Dallas in various capacities, including director of TI Ventures and as an R&D manager and individual contributor. Prior to TI, he worked at Exxon Production Research Company (now Exxon-Mobil Upstream Research) in the rock physics group. He is the author or co-author of 17 issued patents and 30 refereed journal articles.

Katz's selected venture investments include Vizu (acquired by Nielsen), Whiteglove House Call Health, Nexabit (acquired by Lucent), Sierra Wireless (IPO), Digital Think (IPO), Netboost (acquired by Intel), Snaptrack (acquired by Qualcomm), and Internap (IPO).

Katz earned his PhD at Stanford University and a BA from the University of Chicago.