Albert Swantner is the co-founder and CTO of Betterleave, a company working with employers, insurers, and health care providers to support people experiencing the death of a loved one. Betterleave does that through estate planning, grief counseling, and care coordination. Albert is also a Partner at The Fund Austin investing in early stage startups. Albert has a Bachelors and a Masters degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Mechanical Engineering where he has been inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni. He is active in the Austin community and is a Culturati and Notley Fellow. He is on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas, The Adventure Project, Naturally Austin, Knowbility, the Austin Monitor, and on the City of Austin Zero Waste Advisory Commission. He advises and invests in multiple startups, and works with the University of Texas Humanitarian Engineering Program, SKU, Techstars, SXSW, and DivInc. He currently lives with his wife, Sarah, and two sons, Elliott and Everett in Austin, Texas.