Kevin is currently the COO of Maggie Louise Confections, a luxury chocolatier in Austin, TX. In 2014 they were selected as one of Oprah's Favorite Things. Their focus is on making people feel special through story telling with unique and luxurious confections. Maggie Louise Confections currently servicing online retail, events, and corporate/custom gifting (client list already includes brands like Hello Kitty, Jimmy Choo and JW Marriott).
Prior to MLC, Kevin cofounded and led the Innovations Group within MapMyFITNESS, Inc., a venture backed inc500 company focused on empowering the active lifestyle through health and fitness websites and mobile applications. MMF was acquired by Under Armour in 2014 for $150M.
MapMyFITNESS' more popular sites are MapMyRUN.com and MapMyRIDE.com and its iphone apps include NB TotalFit, iMapMyRUN, and iMapMyRIDE which help supported over 30M (Dec2014) registered users. MMF partnered with media and enterprise organizations to provide interactive participatory platforms in which to engage their audience outside their traditional reach. (e.g., Humana, Aetna, TDF All Access for NBC Sports, NYRR Training for the NY Marathon, Virtual Bolder Boulder Race, etc.) Their SAAS platform was also utilized by technology partners to enable them to scale into the wearable space.
Kevin is also active in the local technology / entrepreneurship community. He is a DreamIt and Techstar Mentor. He has spoken extensively on topics ranging from Entrepreneurship to he impact of data and technology on fitness and the businesses around fitness (i.e., Race Management, Wearables, etc.) . He's been a guest lecturer at the Johns Hopkins University.
Random factoid: As the son of an American diplomat, Kevin has lived in 10 different countries ranging from the Middle East to Africa. He was born in Amman, Jordan and his parents met in Afghanistan.
Specialties: Entrepreneurship, Product Management, Product Development, Interactive Marketing, Application Development, Operational Management
BS, Mechanical Engineering1999
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