Kurt attended college in upstate New York and subsequently joined the Navy. He ended up spending months underwater, running the nuclear reactor aboard the USS Michigan, a Trident Ballistic Missle submarine. ?After the Navy, he spent several years working in the civilian nuclear power industry, where he transitioned from engineering to information technology. This led him to a number of jobs in Insurance Software and Pharmceutical Research and Development.
Since moving to Silicon Valley, Kurt graduated at the top of his class from Founder Institute, the worlds largest idea stage technology incubator. He is currently working on the development of his second internet company.
Kurt is a fanatical kite surfer, an avid mountain bike racer, an occasisional car racer, scuba diver and learning to free fly skydiving.