Drew Austin is the Co-Founder & CEO of Wade & Wendy, artificially intelligent assistants making hiring more human. Prior to Wade & Wendy, Drew was the co-founder of Augmate, venture backed technology company managing and powering wearable devices in the industrial workplace. Earlier in his career he led business development efforts at Connections of NY, an IT focused executive search firm. Drew is engrained in the NYC startup ecosystem, a 2015 NYC Venture Fellow, advisor to SXSW Startup Village, mentor at Starfast Accelerator & Talent Tech Labs, and volunteers as the NYC Managing Director of FounderDating. Drew graduated from Syracuse University, Whitman School of Management, with a Bachelors in Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises.