Technology – About Us

Andrea Kalmans

Andrea Kalmans

Leader, Technology Practice

Andrea leads the Technology Division, specializing in business development, go-to-market strategies and product innovation. Andrea has exceptional skills in identifying emerging trends and creatively connecting people to build business solutions.

Andrea has been successful connecting innovative product companies to national retailers and distributors, generating millions in incremental sales.

Prior to joining Lontra Ventures, Andrea managed a $700M business at Dell. Andrea’s key achievements included building robust and profitable partnerships with leading consumer electronics providers, driving innovation in product development and delivering fresh marketing and promotion strategies. Prior to Dell, Andrea worked at Salomon Smith Barney in NYC as an Investment Banking Analyst. She also completed internships at Goldman Sachs and a few Austin Ventures portfolio companies.

Andrea holds an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Wisconsin where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
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