Our work is heartfelt.

Kilroy Blockchain is an award-winning provider of artificial intelligence and blockchain products:

  • Riley, our award-winning app and server designed for people who are blind and visually impaired, can open doors never possible before through the use of AI.
  • Carnak, with its analysis of open public city, county, state and country-level data, can save lives and help community leaders to plan a better future for everyone.
  • Kilroy Blockchain Platform as a Service helps to lock down truth in an age where it is tough to know what is real and what is fake.

Our team is interested and energetic. We work together so well that our work is fun. We'd love to work with you too. Contact us, and let's get started on building a better future!

Karen Kilroy, Chief Executive Officer

Karen Kilroy, Chief Executive Officer of Kilroy Blockchain
Karen Kilroy, Kilroy Blockchain Founder and CEO, at the 2017 Watson Build Awards in NYC.  Photo: Daphne Youree, IBM.

Karen Kilroy is a life-long technologist with heart. Living in Austin, Texas, she has invented several products including Kilroy Blockchain PaaS, Riley, and Carnak. Karen believes that artificial intelligence and virtual reality don't have to be scary and that technology can be proactively designed to be used for good. Karen's background includes many years of working as an open source software engineer, which has prepared her for the new world of cognitive intelligence and immutable ledgers.

Karen is also a professional dragon boat coach, and currently volunteers to coach the Wildcats at the Texas School of the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Karen lives in downtown Austin, Texas, is the host of the IBM Watson Cognitive Tech Meetup and of the OroPlatform Meetup, and is co-host of the Blockchain for Business Meetup.

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Deepak Bhatta, Chief Technology Officer

Deepak Bhatta, Chief Technology Officer of Kilroy Blockchain
Deepak Bhatta, Kilroy Blockchain CTO, at the 2017 RegTech MENA conference in Dubai.

Deepak Bhatta is a hands-on technology leader with more than 10 years in open source software development. Deepak has worked with Karen over many projects, and now is the lead developer and CTO for Kilroy Blockchain. Deepak and Karen have made a great team for years - with the addition of Lynn and Kara, they are stronger than ever.

Deepak did a presentation on RegTech and Blockchain at the RegTech MENA Conference in Dubai in April, 2017.

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Lynn Riley, Chief Information Officer

Lynn Riley, Chief Information Officer of Kilroy Blockchain
Lynn Riley, Kilroy Blockchain CIO, at the 2017 IBM Watson Build awards in NYC. Photo: Daphne Youree, IBM.

Lynn Riley is a technologist with a background at such honored institutions as MIT, Motorola, and Apple. At Kilroy Blockchain, Lynn brings her skills to the table as a Watson engineer, and also manages all of Kilroy Blockchain's partnerships.

Lynn is a co-host and frequent speaker at the IBM Watson Cognitive Tech Meetup, and is a member of the OroPlatform Meetup, and Blockchain for Business Meetup.

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Kara Williams, Chief Operating Officer

Kara Williams, Chief Operating Officer of Kilroy Blockchain
Kara Williams, Kilroy Blockchain COO, visiting the Watson display at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Kara Williams came to Kilroy Blockchain from Chase Bank. A graduate of Kent State University with a background in finance and business, Kara runs the day-to-day operations of Kilroy Blockchain, and is in charge of training. Kara resides in Denver, Colorado and participates in the Government Blockchain meetup.

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John Riley III, Vice President - Business Development

John Riley III, Vice President - Business Development of Kilroy Blockchain
John Riley III, VP - Business Development of Kilroy Blockchain.

John Riley III has over 17 years' experience in the software technology sector, working for companies like Oracle and SAP, primarily in consulting services and user adoption education. He’s also a former US Marine and a Desert Shield/Desert Storm War Veteran. John's passion around blockchain technology is what has driven him to join the Kilroy Blockchain family. John is also the President of the Government Blockchain Association's West Palm Beach Chapter meet-up group and has become an active speaker on blockchain panel groups.

John currently resides in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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