Kent is a serial entrepreneur, investor, international speaker, and experienced technology executive. He is a hands-on leader and technology visionary with extensive business experience and deep technology background.
He is an accomplished speaker having delivered over 100 lectures to Singularity University Students, a TEDx on Tokenized Economies, and a great many other public lectures and private lectures & workshops. Kent's Massive Transformative Purpose is to Empower People with Technology.
Kent works on projects that educate, feed, clothe, and empower people. He is a co-Founder of OpenExO Inc., faculty at Singularity University in Data Science, AI, Blockchain, and Exponential Organizations. More...
Kent’s personal massive transformative purpose is to Empower People with Technology. He is an entrepreneur, sought after speaker, teacher, mentor and advisor working with a diverse global team of partners.
Kent created Data Activation as a Service, a way for organizations to leverage the tranformative power of data to create innovative data-driven products and services. He is faculty at Singularity University, and is the Chief Science Officer of OpenExO Inc, a public benefit corporation. He helped found the Fastrack Institute, a global 501(c)3 private foundation helping cities harness the power of exponential technology for their citizens. Kent also teaches the live online ExO Master Course.
Kent is a deep technologist and builder of distributed systems. From complex large scale web applications to live stream based analytics solutions, Kent has been building such systems from the ground up at scale for over 15 years. He's a recognized thought leader in cloud computing, distributed systems, technology operations, and data science enablement for organizations.
Kent's keynote talks have been requested by some of the most successful public, private, and academic institutions in the world. He has spoken in Asia, South America, The United States from Silicon Valley to New York. He has addressed crowds from 10 to 10,000 people including live simulcasting of events. The talks have been delivered to a diverse audience from boards, F50 Global organizations, and students. Audiences and clients have included TEDxMarin, the Nebraska Cooperative Council, LG, IMS/InPeople, OpenExO, Petrobras, Asimetrix, The Fastrack Institute, Ahold-Delhaize, YPO, Coca-Cola, Sodexo, AGUIABRANCA, Leonisa, Autodesk, Dell, Premex, APEX Leaders, Singularity University, Zignal Labs, Revinate, CA Lottery, nScaled.
Kent is a hands-on leader and technology visionary with extensive business experience and deep technology background.
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Serial entrepreneur with multiple successful exits.
Co-Founder, Fluid Chains Blockchain Accelerator
Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder of OpenExO Inc.
Faculty at Singularity University Data Science, AI, Blockchain, Exponential Organizations, & Blockchain
Founders Advisor, Mentor, Facilitator, and Coach to impactful startups and F50 companies
A recognized and pioneering expert in Cloud Computing, Data Science & Operations, Technology Operations, Blockchain, and Related areas
Decades of experience building scalable software and companies with a focus on stream based analytics