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John Earl Bagalay

consultant , technology executive , venture capitalist

John Earl Bagalay, American information technology executive, venture capitalist, consultant. Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1957. Trustee Houston Ballet Foundation, 1975—1984, Houston Grand Opera, 1979—1981; president, trustee Houston Chamber Orchestra Society, 1970—1984; director Austin Ballet Theatre, 1984—1988; Member of American Bar Association (licentiate), Texas Bar Association (licentiate).

Background

Bagalay, John Earl was born on September 22, 1933 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of John Earl and Katherine Louise Bagalay.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, New Haven, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Texas, Austin, 1964.

Career

Instructor political philosophy University Texas, 1957—1964, director undergraduate studies, director American studies program. Attorney Baker & Botts, Houston, 1964—1973. General counsel Texas Commerce Bancshares, Inc., 1973—1981, Houston First Finance Group, 1981—1984, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin, 1984—1988.

Managing director venture fund and other positions Boston University, 1989—2005. Executive in residence EuroUS Ventures LLC, since 2006. Chairman Wave Systems Corporation, Lee, Massachusetts, since 2003.

Executive director Launch in United States Alliance, Newton, since 2005.

Membership

Trustee Houston Ballet Foundation, 1975—1984, Houston Grand Opera, 1979—1981. President, trustee Houston Chamber Orchestra Society, 1970—1984. Director Austin Ballet Theatre, 1984—1988.

Member of American Bar Association (licentiate), Texas Bar Association (licentiate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Squash, tennis, rowing, horseback riding.

Connections

Married Julia Cunningham, December 27, 1989. Children: George Trowbridge Elliman, Julia Smither Elliman, Christopher Dow, Peter Bogert Elliman.

father:
John Earl

mother:
Katherine Louise Bagalay

spouse:
Julia Cunningham

children:
George Trowbridge Elliman Bagalay

Julia Smither Elliman Bagalay

Christopher Dow Bagalay

Peter Bogert Elliman Bagalay