Vice president OF Business development
Kevin Petersen brings an expertise in market development, sales, global channels, services and program management to his position as Vice President of Business Development for 915 Labs. He is a Certified Strategic Alliance Professional with more than 25 years of experience and a recognized expert in channels and alliance strategy.
Kevin has a stellar track record aligning industry resources and funding with early stage research and was appointed as the first ‘Entrepreneur in Residence’ for Washington State University (WSU). In 2010, he led the commercial launch of the Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilization (MATS™) technology developed at WSU, which is now the core offering of 915 Labs. As a result, he is now a subject matter expert on the MATS process with strong relationships within the food industry.
Kevin has also been an Alliance Executive responsible for implementing market growth strategies through strategic alliances, joint ventures and partnerships. He designed and implemented multiple Global Channel Programs at Fortune 500 companies, as well as high profile startups, that generated combined revenues exceeding $100M USD.