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David Kraft

Rhizome Network, Network-at-Large

David supports Rhizome Network's community of innovators, scientists entrepreneurs, and engineers, managing open innovation initiatives across many industry sectors. He is focused primarily on connecting technology with commercial pathways that will result in transformative change for our clients.

David brings over 20 years’ experience in program and project management, business operations, and is an expert in open innovation. Before joining Rhizome Network, David was co-founder and Global Head of Innovation for Xinova. David has incubated or co-founded several companies based on emerging technologies in the fields of animal/human health, restaurant automation, digital marketing, and expert networks.

 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts from The Evergreen State College (USA), a Masters in Business Administration from Griffith University (Australia), he is a certified project manager (University of Washington, USA), with additional experience leading six sigma, lean start-up, and design thinking initiatives.