Tyson Trautmann graduated from Biola University in 2003. In the time since then he has founded a small company, worked as an engineer and an engineering manager at Microsoft and Amazon, mentored startup founders through Techstars Accelerator program, served on the Board of Directors for a non-profit organization called Potential Energy, and completed a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Washington.

He currently leads the Infrastructure Platform organization at Riot Games, is a General Partner at a small VC firm called Blacktop Capital, and is finishing up a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the Haas Business School at the University of California at Berkeley.