Executive Management

 
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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 of Management, and a bachelor's degree in biology/chemistry from Pitzer College. Devon's life compass is set for competence, promise-keeping, and compassion. He is reasonably fluent in French and Cape Verdean.

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Christian Klacko, COO & Cofounder

Christian has strategically implemented sales, marketing and business development functions across multiple verticals. He 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, an MBA in finance & investments from George Washington University, and a bachelor's degree in economics & finance from the University of Scranton. A native of France, he is fluent in four languages.

Board of Directors

Kathryn Hinderhofer

Retired EVP
National Bank Holdings Corporation

Mark A. Johnson

General Partner
TTV Capital

Donald Layden, Jr.

Operating Partner
Baird Venture Partners

Ian Sheridan

Cofounder & Managing Director
Vestigo Ventures

Advisors

Luis Perez-Breva

MIT School of Engineering
Artificial Intelligence

Mark Sievewright

Founder and CEO
Sievewright & Associates

Rebecca Y. Taft

Software Engineer
Cockroach Labs