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Joe Merill

Co-founder/Partner, Sputnik ATX

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Joe is the co-founder and Partner of Sputnik ATX, and Partner in the Linden group of venture funds based in Austin, Texas. Merrill is a former U.S. diplomat and served as a political, economic and consular officer at U.S. Embassies in Bosnia, Nigeria, and South Korea as well as postings at the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C..After leaving the State Department, Merrill worked in corporate treasury, finance and development at Deere and Company before entering the private equity world.

  • startups
  • venture
  • capital
  • banks
  • critical
  • thinking
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