Carnegie Mellon University

Nathan Picarsic

Nathan Picarsic

Co-Founder, Horizon Advisory


Accounting, Advanced Materials, Cybersecurity, Defense/DoD, Energy, Funding, Strategy


Nate is an early stage company leader and founder with experience across data analysis and applications in commercial and military use cases. His functional experience spans work in startups ranging from operational (e.g., strategy, accounting) to product roles, and he has helped companies develop successful R&D funding proposals for a number of US government agencies and programs. In particular, he brings familiarity with the defense innovation ecosystem, problem identification, and finding product-market fit with DoD and military service customers.