Executive Management


DEVOn kinkead, CEO & Founder

In 2005, Devon Kinkead sold his first technology start-up company, Extraction Systems, to Entegris and was invited to head up one of their leading lines of business. He grew the $85MM business unit sales at 18% over industry growth and brought 20% of sales to the operating profit line. Devon holds 16 patents and has authored dozens of articles for leading publications. Devon holds a M.S. in Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School and a B.A. in Biology/Chemistry from Pitzer College. Devon's life compass is set for competence, promise-keeping, and compassion.  Devon is reasonably fluent in French and Cape Verdean.


Christian klacko, COO & Co-Founder

Christian has strategically implemented sales, marketing and business development functions across multiple business verticals and has been on the founding team of 3 successful early stage high tech start-ups, including Nextel International and Akamai Technologies. As the Head of International Business Development, he grew Akamai's operations into 65 countries. Christian holds an M.S. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, an M.B.A. in Finance & Investments from The George Washington University and a B.S. in Economics & Finance from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. He is a native of France and speaks 4 languages fluently.

Board of Directors

Donald Layden, Jr.

Operating Partner, Baird Venture Partners

Kathryn HinderhofeR

Retired EVP, National Bank Holdings Corporation

Mark A. johnson

General Partner of TTVCaptial

IAN Sheridan

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Vestigo Ventures


John Shepard Reed

Chairman Emeritus of the MIT Corporation

Mark Sievewright

Founder and CEO, Sievewright & Associates

Luis Perez-BrevA

MIT School of Engineering - Artificial Intelligence

REbecca y. taft

MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory