Devon Kinkead, CEO & Founder
In 2005, Devon Kinkead sold his first technology startup company, Extraction Systems, to Entegris and was invited to head one of its leading lines of business. He grew the $85 million business unit sales at 18% above 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 earned a master's degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School, and a bachelor's degree 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 & Cofounder
Christian has strategically implemented sales, marketing and business development functions across multiple business verticals and has been on the founding team of three successful early stage high-tech startups, including Nextel International and Akamai Technologies. As head of international business development, he grew Akamai's operations into 65 countries. Christian earned a master's degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, a master's in business administration in finance & investments from George Washington University, and a bachelor's degree in economics & finance from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. He is a native of France and speaks four languages fluently.
Board of Directors
Donald Layden, Jr.
Operating Partner, Baird Venture Partners
Retired EVP, National Bank Holdings Corporation
Mark A. Johnson
Cofounder and Managing Director, Vestigo Ventures
John Shepard Reed
Chairman Emeritus of the MIT Corporation
Founder and CEO, Sievewright & Associates
MIT School of Engineering - Artificial Intelligence
Rebecca Y. Taft
MIT Computer Science & AI Laboratory