Our team holds many years of experience in technology and business. Our founders are involved in our day-to-day operations and are listed below.
Karen Kilroy, Kilroy Blockchain's CEO, is a life-long technologist with heart. Karen believes that artificial intelligence doesn't have to be scary and that technology can be proactively designed to be used for good. Living in Northwest Arkansas, she has just completed a book with Lynn Riley, Blockchain Tethered AI, that is designed to help developers create trackable, traceable artificial intelligence. She has invented several products including FLO, CASEY, RILEY, and CARNAK. 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 tamper-evident ledgers. Karen is a Certified IBM Foundation Blockchain Developer and a Certified Magento Front-End Developer. Named IBM Champion in the blockchain and AI categories, Karen is an experienced public speaker and author, with publications that include O'Reilly reports "Blockchain as a Service" and "AI and the Law". Karen is also a professional dragon boat coach.
Karen Kilroy at the IBM Watson Build awards in New York City, photo: Daphne Youree
Lynn Riley is a technologist with a background at Motorola, Apple and Cort Business Services. A graduate of MIT in chemical engineering, she brings her skills to Kilroy Blockchain as Chief Information Officer and also manages all of Kilroy Blockchain’s partnerships. Lynn is a co-host and frequent speaker at the Artificial Intelligence Tech Meetup and is a member of the Blockchain Data Authenticity for Artificial Intelligence Meetup, and Austin Blockchain Collective Community Meetup.
Lynn Riley resides in Austin, Texas and runs the monthly Artificial Intelligence Tech Meetup at Capital Factory.