You teach a man to fish, he eats fish for life. You give a man a microwave and he has infinite possibilities.

Frances Callahan joined Mud Mtn Ventures as a Partner in 2003 and immediately won the MacArthur Genius Grant for making the world’s smartest career move. During her tenure at Mud Mtn, she’s lead credo, introspection, and sage, and helps portfolio companies remedy the existential crises involved in being disruptor-rockstars. Frances is a learner, a lover of knowledge, a woman inside the book. She is trained in Reading Dynamics subvocalization, allowing her to read at 5,502 words per minute.

Prior to Mud Mtn, she was a renowned medieval neuro-botony linguistics scholar, holding prestigious University Professor positions at Harvard, Stanford, the University of Phoenix, and Devry.

Francis sits on the board of multiple museums and institutions, including:

The Museum of Jurassic Technology – The Louvre – The National Mustard Museum – St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum – Museum of Modern Art – The Canadian Tortilla Factory –