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Kevin Williams

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Business Bio  LinkedIn Profile

Something about the skies and oceans moves me. Always has. From my childhood, I would look up at passing airplanes and wonder if my pilot father was the one leaving contrails across the vast blue canvas.  Years later, curiosities led me to explore another great unknown, and soon found myself scuba diving every weekend to enjoy the marine ecosystem.  Those early experiences moved me to want to learn more about how the world works, and formed my early educational aspirations towards mechanical engineering.

 
An opportunity to move to Japan came with a shift in technical focus. This time, mobile wireless technologies caught my attention and placed me directly in the nucleus of where 3G services were being pioneered. The majority of citizens were experiencing the internet for the first time, not through clunky desktops but through tiny handheld wonders.  New technologies were being developed by large corporations, only to struggle over how to modernize their business models to align with the products they were developing. Enterprises with seemingly endless budgets still seemed to be failing. It became clear that independent and isolated R&D methods were no longer part of a workable model.  Products and services required more openness and stronger commercialization paths to prosper, else they become destined for failure.
 
It is exciting knowing that Xinova helps tackle these difficult issues head on.  Organizations of all sizes reach out to our inventor network to solve those hard problems.  But it doesn’t stop at invention and patenting. Our varied staff hold vast experiences to successfully navigate pitfalls while bringing ideas off the napkin and to reality.  I immensely enjoy working with people, whether innovators, clients, or staff, who question the status quo, extend their learning, and invite imagination.
 
My early passions continue to this day. The many opportunities to travel during my youth now extended to my two young boys.  Similarly, my diving has transitioned from consumer to educator, as I now spend my summer weekends instructing others.  Spare time usually involves basketball, camping, and skiing, and craft beers.

Our Team

Chip Murray

Partner, Innovation Banking and Development

Naoki Bessho

Innovation Development Manager

Kevin Crommelin

Product Manager

Kayo Ikegami

Operations Analyst

Yan Sheng

Senior Vice President, Head of China

Brian Yen

Consultant

Olivia Armstrong

Project Manager

Maynard Kang

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Matt Ferguson, PhD

Vice President of Network & Technology

Adam Holiber

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Clariz Adelle Mariano

Software Engineer

Graeme Weston

Vice Chairman and Managing Partner, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Jorma Ollila

Executive Chairman

Soleil Brisbane

Employer Branding Specialist

Emmanuel Gomez

Principal Engineer

Laura Vowles

Executive Assistant

Cate Yochum

Software Engineer

Matthew Ritchie

Senior Product Designer

Shivani G. Ludwig, Ph.D

Innovation Development Manager

Katerina Baranyuk

Recruiter

Brad Roberts Ph.D.

Global Head of Network Platform

Patrick Ennis

Chief Technology Officer

Cassandra Schwartz

Product Marketing Manager

Kevin Williams

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Duncan Mowatt

Senior Product Designer

Jake Fagan

Senior Product Designer

Leesa Murphy

Payroll & Benefits Analyst

Yongsung Kim

Chairman Korea & Asia

Jose Chacon

Finance Manager

Jessica Roberto

Technical Program Manager

Sara Telfer

Senior Product Designer

Ken Pawlak

Managing Director

BK Lee

President Korea

Dan Cook

Vice President, Growth & Scale Group

Jordan Bundy

Manager, Software Engineer

Mark Klopp

Business Development Consultant

David Kraft

Global Head of Innovation Services

Rob Dhat

Account Executive

Connor Timmerman

Senior Analyst | Network Platform

Eliot Baker

Programs and Content Manager

Sharat Reddy

General Manager, Marketing & North America Sales

Edward Jung

Founder & CEO

Grace Fox

HR Generalist

Glenn Edens

Partner, Innovation Banking and Development

Hsiu-Wu (Jason) Guo

Innovation Development Manager

Harvey Hung

Project Coordinator

Jacob Harvey

Accounting Manager

Todd Kenck

Chief Financial Officer

Nick Milanovich

Director | Innovation Services Group

Chris Petersen

Software Engineer

Yi Lan Chen

Research Coordinator

Maggie Ng

Chief of Staff to CEO

Travis Murdock

Vice President of Marketing

Mai Huong Tran

Consultant

Andre Lee

President | Innovation Development & Banking

Nicole Underwood

HR Director

Wolfgang Meyers

Software Engineer

Jon Gleasman

Senior Product Designer

Scott Needham

Country Head of Australia and New Zealand

Seth Miller

Managing Director, Innovation Services

Jussi Westergren

Senior Advisor

Shiloh Stuart

Software Engineer

Molly Kent

Software Engineer

Stephen King

Entrepreneur in Residence

Madeline Song

Managing Director

John Kim

IT Manager

Michelle Axelrod

Office Manager

Bo Garcia

Account Executive

Andy Tolton

Public Relations and Marketing Manager

Amy Greime

Vice President | Finance & Accounting

Darrel Rhea

Managing Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Daniel Edenhofer

Software Engineer

Madan Prabhu

Director | Innovation Services Group

Mark Buchthal

Software Engineer

Rapha Goyran

Software Engineer

Paul Payne

Architect | Network Platform

Joshua Montgomery

Software Engineer

Rafidah Binte Md Aidi

Project Coordinator

Liron Porat

Innovation Program Director

Dan Dongil Kim

Executive Vice President of Finance

Jimin “Eva” Kim

Office Administrator

Yang-Won Jung

Senior Director | Innovation Services Group

Andrew McLain

Product Manager

Ken Tallo

Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Stacey Ravetta

General Counsel

Ken Poppe

Managing Director, Revenue & Program Management

Imran Sajjad

Staff Accountant

Dana Lindquist

Data Scientist

Ted Leung

Vice President of Engineering

Rahul Das

Vice President

Masanobu Katoh

President | Xinova Japan

Kelly Romano

Managing Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Ernst Stöttinger

Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Grace Kang

Accounts Payable Specialist

Kaori Iguchi

Office Manager

Nadia Savin

Business Intelligence Analyst

Emma DeMaris

Marketing Intern

Christopher Ruehs

Software Engineer

Alyssa Moore, MBA

Senior Marketing Manager

Brett Hertzberg

Legal Consultant

Jake Cannon

Senior Technical Support Engineer

Ryan Canfield

Software Engineer

Chal Davidson

Director, Revenue & Program Management

Wyatt Antoine

Information Technology Intern

Doug Loy, Ph.D.

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Raine Hermans

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

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We are always seeking new problems to solve, as well as innovators and entrepreneurs to help us solve them. Let’s work together to create the future.

Our Worldwide Locations

USA

Xinova
311 ½ Occidental Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
USA
+1 (206) 800-2678

Japan

Xinova Japan GK
Yaesu Mitsui Building 6F
2-7-2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku
Tokyo 104-0028 Japan
+81-3-6478-6120
xinova.jp

China

Xinova Innovation (Beijing) Consultancy Co. Ltd.
Room 2494, Level 24, Tower 3
China Central Place
77 Jianguo Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025 China

Singapore

Xinova Asia Pte Ltd.
150 Beach Road
#08-06/08 Gateway West
189720 Singapore
+65 6408 5080

Korea

Xinova Korea
10th floor, Golfzone Tower
735, Yeongdong-daero
Gangnam-gu
Seoul 06072, Korea
+82 2 6952 8840
xinova.co.kr

Australia

Xinova Australasia Pty Ltd.
Level 6, 8 West Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
Australia
+61 2 8093 4850

India

Xinova India
Suite No 208, 2nd Floor
Survey No 414
PSR Complex
Govinda Reddy (GR) Layout
Bannerghatta Road
Karnataka, 560076, India

Finland

Xinova Finland
Erottajankatu 5 A 4
FI-00130 Helsinki
Finland

Affiliate offices in Tel Aviv & Vienna