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Ken Kato


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Thought leader. Technology disruptor. Innovator. Experienced in solving problems from bare metal to cloud. Steeped deeply in agile methods and development. Track record of success as a change agent in highly regulated industries.

Ken Kato is an entrepreneur, platform/cloud architect, change agent, and innovator; with a wide range of experience across highly regulated industries from finance, to healthcare, to defense. Most recently as a founding member of Kessel Run, Ken disrupted USAF’s technology. Working alongside industry innovators Pivotal to provide a cloud platform and help begin their cloud native journey.

Spending a career working at the bleeding edge; Ken continues to iterate on concepts with a focus lately on IoT sensor data aggregation and predictive analysis, security across software and platform lifecycle, edge computing at the extremes of information availability. Evincing a passion to keep pursuing ideas from when the ideas are theory before technology is available until they are matured as an innovation.

Technology alone can’t solve complex problems and with that in mind, Ken thinks of what the future landscape may look like. Between experience and data, Ken predicts how decisions made today will be survivable for years ahead and strives to develop a sustainable strategy for organizational growth.