Jacob Cordova

Jacob Cordova

VCA Director

Jacob is a co-founder and leader at Bright Yeti, Genesis, and the Venture Capital Analytics program.

Previously he co-founded NASAs first makerspace at the Johnson Space Center, and was the SATOP Regional Program Manager for Lockheed Martin Relations where he built and managed teams of engineers to support startups, entrepreneurs, and university faculty. While at NASA and Lockheed Martin Jacob supported the Orion manned spaceflight program with product management, design, and manufacturing engineering.

Jacob holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Texas at Austin, is co-founder and President of the UT Austin Engineering young alumni Advisory Board, serves the Cockrell School Engineering Advisory Board, and in 2017 was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni as an Outstanding Young Mechanical Engineer.