Ansgar Killing, President and Chief Executive Officer, with senior management experience as co-founder and CEO of K+H Ltd an interdisciplinary planning firm in the European Common Market construction industry in Germany (2000-2007), and as Director of the Adaptive Products & Systems (AP&S) unit within Boeing Global Services (2011-2019).
Kym Pohl, Chief Technology Officer, expert in context representation, multi-agent inferencing, and large-scale data analysis, with over 25 years of experience both as an employee and independent consultant leading the design and development of decision-support systems for U.S. Department of Defence and commercial customers.
Jens Pohl, Chairman of the Board, co-founded the Collaborative Agent Design Research Centre (CADRC) at Cal Poly and served as its Executive Director (1986-2011), co-founded CDM Technologies Inc and served as its Chairman and CTO (2001-2010), and most recently served as Vice President and CTO of Tapestry Solutions (a Boeing Company) until 2019.
President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has held leadership positions in the planning, consulting and information technology sector over the past 20 years. He was principal and CEO of K+H Ltd., an interdisciplinary planning firm in Germany before he moved to the United States. He accepted a management position at CDM Technologies, Inc., and served subsequently as Director of the Adaptive Products & Systems Unit under Boeing’s Global Service (BGS) branch where he managed multi-year software development and sustainment contracts for logistic planning systems for the U.S. Department of Defense. Ansgar also teaches at the California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo) and has published at national and international conferences. His educational background includes a diploma in Architecture (University of Applied Science, Biberach, Germany), and a Master of Science Degree (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo).
Chief Technology Officer (CTO), has held technical leadership positions in academia (CADRC at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo)), in industry (CDM Technologies Inc., Tapestry Solutions Inc. (a Boeing company), HomePlane Inc.), and as an independent consultant. He has more than three decades of experience in the design and development of AI-enabled, decision-support systems. Throughout these years, he has led the technical design and development of numerous software projects within various application domains including logistics, military command and control, building design, and homeland border security. Kym is well versed in designing system architectures as well as semanticontologies and maintains a strong working knowledge of design methodologies, AI technologies, and representational paradigms. Aside from project-specific responsibilities, Kym provides technical consultation to various organizations, offering technical insights based on his knowledge and experience.
Chairman of the Board, has held tenured academic and senior professional positions over the past 40 years. He co-founded and served as Executive Director of the Collaborative Agent Design Research Center (CADRC) at Cal Poly (San Luis Obispo, CA), formed CDM Technologies Inc. serving as CTO until CDM was acquired by Boeing in 2010 and merged with Tapestry Solutions (a Boeing company), and until April 2019 served as Vice President and CTO of Tapestry Solutions. Over the past 25 years, Professor Pohl (emeritus) has directed contracts in excess of $200 million involving the design, development and implementation of intelligent decision-support systems for U.S. and foreign military, and commercial customers. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture (University of Melbourne, Australia) and both Master and Ph.D. degrees in Architectural Science (University of Sydney, Australia). Dr. Pohl is the author of two U.S. patents, several books, and more than 100 research papers in artificial intelligence, collaborative problem solving, and engineering design.