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Introducing SousZen

See how Xinova partners with PepsiCo and Innit to launch the new Seattle restaurant tech startup, SousZen, that aims to digitize ‘back of house’.

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Innovation Opportunities

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Ken Pawlak

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Serial Entrepreneur and Global Innovation Catalyst

Ken Pawlak |Managing DirectorKen has a track record of building productive partnerships between unaligned industry leaders to make new breakthrough technologies possible. He brings 25 years of innovation management experience spanning Fortune 500 to bootstrapped and venture-backed companies.

Ken has a proven ability to make elephants dance together. As Director of Microsoft’s Startup Business Group, he developed strategy and teams to productize Microsoft Research IP, built and managed a global R&D and business development team, and built partnerships and licensing deals with MNCs around the world, including the largest Mobile Network Operators (MNO), the GSMA, and computer industry ODMs and OEMs. As Director of Corporate Strategy, he was responsible for the Microsoft-Intel alliance on mobile devices, wireless technologies, and unified communications products, advising top executives on IP protection and joint development opportunities. Prior to that, he worked at Intel managing the AT&T alliance and marketing internet telephony products.

Ken is the founder of Entrevi Solutions, provider of a white labeled SaaS-based customer engagement marketing platform serving MNOs, retailers, and hospitality clients.  He was also the founder and CEO of Varolli, a venture-backed enterprise solution for outbound interactive alerts acquired by Nuance in 2013. He has worked for and with a number of other successful MNCs and startups where he currently serves as an advisor.

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