Kipp Bradford

Kipp Bradford is an educator, consultant, and entrepreneur with a passion for making things. Most recently, he was the Demo Chair of the 2013 Open Hardware Summit and a featured innovator at Frost & Sullivan’s GIL 2013. As the former Senior Design Engineer and Lecturer at the Brown University School of Engineering, Kipp taught several engineering design and entrepreneurship courses. He has founded startups in the fields of transportation, consumer products, HVAC, and medical devices. He serves on the boards of The Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art, The Providence Athenaeum, and the community arts organization AS220, and on the technical advisory board of MAKE Magazine, in addition to co-organizing Rhode Island’s mini Maker Faire. Kipp is a Fellow at the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce at Philadelphia University, and Adjunct Critic at the Rhode Island School of Design. He co-authored Distributed Network Data (O’Reilly 2012).