K.P. Reddy

As the founder of Shadow Ventures, a seed-stage tech investment firm, K.P. effortlessly combines expertise in advanced technologies with critical, in-the-trenches experience as an entrepreneur. He is a globally recognized authority in AEC environments, AI, robotics and automation, mobile applications and cloud computing. Reddy is the author of two books, BIM for Building Owners and Developers and What You Know About Startups is Wrong. His passion is in launching game-changing startups, raising substantial investments, and leading organizations to meaningful acquisitions and IPO exits.

Career Highlights

Founder of Shadow Ventures

Seed Stage Venture Firm focused on disrupting the Built Environment. (Current)

Co-Founder The Combine

A corporate innovation incubator.

CEO of Softwear Automation

A disruptive robotic sewing automation technology for the apparel/textile manufacturing industry. Within 18 months, he closed $3M Series A funding, launched two product lines, recruited the management team, and built a sales pipeline that considerably increased the company’s valuation

General Manager of ATDC

As Interim General Manager for the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), Reddy led one of the world’s top startup incubators changing the world, as recognized by Forbes . He leads the National Institutes of Health-funded entrepreneurship track of the B.E.S.T. post-doctorate program, which prepares students for biomedical careers beyond academia.

Founder and Managing Advisor for AMPIRIX

An AEC industry strategy company that launches new companies and products for clients such as Autodesk, Builtspace and Mohawk (acquired).

Managing Director of Enterprise Transformation for Gehry Technologies

The technology company started by world renowned architect Frank Gehry (sold to Trimble).

President and CEO for RCMS

A  leading BIM technology and services company (exited to NYSE:ARC);

Founder, CEO, CTO, of Cereus Technology Partners

One of the first ASP/cloud building infrastructure/software companies for hosting enterprise applications (NASDAQ:CEUS, market cap:$350m, since sold to NASDAQ:VRSO);

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