Kipp Bradford is an educator, technology consultant, and entrepreneur with a passion for creating new products as well as finding new applications for existing technologies. He was the founding CTO of a number of start-ups in the fields of transportation, consumer products, HVAC, and medical devices. Kipp co-founded Revolution By Design, Inc, a non-profit education and research organization dedicated to empowerment through technology and co-organizes Rhode Island’s mini Maker Faire. He is the founder of KippKitts, LLC, an open source hardware company
As the Senior Design Engineer and Lecturer at the Brown University School of Engineering, Kipp teaches several engineering design and entrepreneurship courses. He is the chair of the Rhode Island Entrepreneurship Faculty group and serves on the boards of The Steel Yard and AS220, where he is involved with AS220 Labs in partnership with MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms. He is also on the technical advisory board of MAKE Magazine and is a Fellow at the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce at Philadelphia University. In his spare time, he races bicycles as a semi-pro road cyclist and plays glockenspiel in an activist street marching band.