Gavin Gillas

CEO at YGC | Innovation Partnerships and New Venture Growth


CEO, Partner


Austin, Texas Area

December 2018 – Present


Giving Docs

Austin, Texas Area

2015 – Present

Chief Partnerships Officer

Yeoman's Capital

Austin, Texas Area

August 2018 – December 2018

Partnerships Director


Austin, Texas

July 2017 – October 2018

Head of Growth Operations

Vuka Austin

Austin, Texas Area

November 2016 – July 2017

CEO, Co-Founder

The Magazine Channel

Austin, Texas Area

June 2011 – October 2016

Intellectual Property, Business Development

FCFN, Inc.

Eugene, Oregon

November 2009 – October 2012

Law Clerk

Watkinson Laird Rubenstein

Eugene, Oregon Area

September 2008 – October 2009


University of Oregon School of Law

Linfield University


Chairman Of The Board

Fashion FWD

April 2020 – Present

Helping drive apparel industry improvements in safety, chemical management, and health through consumer education and industry bench-marking.

Entrepreneur In Residence, Advisory Council

Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Renewal, The University of Texas at Austin

October 2017 – September 2020

Worked with UT students and staff to launch new ventures and promote entrepreneurship on campus.



September 2016 – Present

Mentor for pre-accelerator dedicated to encouraging diversity in tech.

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