K.P. is a venture capitalist, angel investor, and AEC industry expert with over 20 years of experience in disruptive innovation. He has had a track record of working to transform industries by executing on good ideas to create great companies.
He is the Co-Founder and Partner of The Combine. K.P. co-founded The Combine with partner Hans Utz while serving as the Interim General Manager for the Advanced Technology Department Center (ATDC) atdc.org at Georgia Tech, one of the country’s top startup incubators. After a few iterations, The Combine was launched as global platform working with technical founders in Corporations and Universities. K.P. is a respected expert in helping organizations accelerate change and growth through his highly sought after coaching and startup catalyst programs.
A snapshot of his experience:
- SoftWear Automation (Sewn Products Industry).
- RCMS (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction)
- Verso Technologies (Telecommunications)
- Cereus Bandwidth (Internet Services)
- The Reddy Group (Web Application Development)
From a technical expertise, he is a globally-recognized expert on advanced technologies including Building Information Modeling (BIM), Collaborative Communication, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Applications and Cloud computing.
Mohawk, Comcast, Autodesk, IBM, Coca-Cola, UPS, and Cox Communications have all enlisted his services. In 2012, K.P. published BIM for Building Owners and Developers, a book on the adoption of advanced technology in the infrastructure space. He currently leads the Entrepreneurship Track for BEST Post-Doc program for the Georgia Institute of Technology-Emory.