Kenji Takeuchi

GT Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) Startup Catalyst; and Chair of the CDAIT Working Group for IoT Research

Kenji Takeuchi is an entrepreneur with extensive Fortune 500 executive technology management experience. As an entrepreneur, Kenji has founded and successfully exited several high-tech startup companies. He has led product development for several multinational technology firms, including Honeywell, Flex (Flextronics), Cisco/Scientific-Atlanta, Nagravision, and Iomega. He has served as vice president of engineering and chief technology officer at Flex and Honeywell, where he led global engineering teams and product development across multiple lines of businesses. Kenji holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in engineering/robotics, from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of California, Berkeley, respectively.

Kenji has focused his career on developing and manufacturing products in the connected and Internet of Things (IoT) spaces. Kenji has extensive experience in building IoT software platforms and developing related devices (software, firmware, and hardware), and leveraging new technologies and innovations including artificial intelligence (AI), state-of-the-art cybersecurity solutions, and robotics systems. These products target the Connected Home, Smart Appliances, Wearable Technologies, and the Connected Industrial Worker markets. He currently is chairman of Georgia Tech’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT) Working Group for IoT Research.

Kenji works with ATDC companies, coaching with a focus on IoT Systems, Hardware, and Manufacturing.