Kipp Bradford
Founder
KippKitts, LLC

www.kippkitts.com

Pawtucket, RI

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. His current company, KippKitts, LLC, is an open source hardware manufacturer making an array of tools for engineers and designers. He was the founding CTO of a number of start-ups in the fields of transportation, consumer products, HVAC, and medical devices, and holds numerous patents for his inventions. 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. 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.




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