Impact Hub Academy Chairman of the Board
Rich Hoops began his 14-year career in the personal computer industry in 1986 with Tandy Corporation. In early 1989, he was recruited to Austin, Texas to join Dell Computer Corporation embarking on an exciting 11 year career with Dell where he held a variety of senior management and executive positions in sales, marketing and business development contributing to Dell’s ascent from a small direct marketing company to one of the world’s largest and most successful PC Company.
After leaving, Dell in 2000, Rich founded, and served as CEO of Outdoor Intelligence, a startup focused on delivering digital map information and data to the recreational fishing industry. In the fall of 2001, while still running his new company, Rich became involved with Social Venture Partners, a nonprofit organization whose partners invest both time and money in the development of small, innovative area nonprofits.
Rich Hoops, Chairman of the Impact Hub Academy Board and the Impact Hub Boulder Board, has dedicated his time to assisting area nonprofits in building operational/organizational capacity through strategic consulting, general business and executive coaching, training and lecturing.