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Overview

As Innovation Technology Manager, Keith helps clients and colleagues identify, understand and leverage opportunities in technology.

Having worked as a registered patent attorney, manager of complex transactions and aerospace engineer, Keith has a unique multidisciplinary background that helps clients bring their innovative ideas to market. He is adept at project management, business and product development, contract negotiation, relationship management and patent licensing within the technology, construction and medical device sectors.

As clients prospect concepts, he helps determine which are likely winners. Collaborating with innovators, Keith works on recognizing and solving technical problems before presenting new ideas to clients and firm stakeholders. He also focuses on identifying strategic partners interested in either acquiring or developing new technologies.

In addition, Keith collaborates with colleagues to evaluate, develop and implement new technologies that bring to life the firm's innovation strategy, offering cutting-edge solutions to business problems, increasing efficiency and creating opportunities. His forward-thinking solutions for the firm's business operations increase productivity and value for clients.


Recognition

  • Sprint Now Leadership Program

Education

  • J.D., Washburn University School of Law
  • Master of Engineering, University of Kansas
    • Aerospace Engineering
  • B.S., University of Kansas
    • Aerospace Engineering

Admissions

  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of University Technology Managers
  • Kansas Bar
Outside the Office

Keith loves to fly and is an instrument-rated private pilot. He also enjoys cycling and wood working.

Community Leadership
  • KC Next, Technology Council of Kansas City, Board of Directors