Executive Management


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

Kathryn Hinderhofer

Retired EVP, National Bank Holdings Corporation

Mark A. Johnson

General Partner,
TTV Capital

Ian Sheridan

Cofounder 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 & AI Laboratory