Kirk Coburn

Adjunct Professor in Management - Energy

Kirk Coburn is the founder and managing director of SURGE Ventures, a leading seed stage venture fund and mentor-driven accelerator. SURGE is ranked as a top 10 seed accelerator in the US and top 20 in the world. He has served on the board of directors of Texas Halo Fund and Entrepreneurs' Organization; was the founder of Chief Outsiders, Blush Marketing and PGA TOUR Network on SiriusXM Radio; and has served as an elected official in West Travis County Municipal Utility District #5.

Kirk Coburn received his BBA in finance and accounting, and his MBA in finance and entrepreneurship from the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He is both InBound and HubSpot certified.

Teaching Interests: 

Entrepreneurship