Kurt Johnson

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Kurt founded BAMM!, P3rceive, Stories, DataStraits and K8 Solutions, since 2012. With over 25 years of global experience in Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial leadership, Kurt Johnson delivers a proven methodology that scales for pre-revenue startups to multi-billion dollar enterprises. Kurt has experience in biotech, hospital supply, IT outsourcing, management consulting, retail, supply chain. He started his career at Baxter, Biotech, then moved into sales at MCI. Kurt was part of a turnaround team at Infonet, which ultimately IPO’d and was acquired by British Telecom. Mr. Johnson ran sales for Virtela, a network services company, leading growth in North American and Europe. He subsequently launched Neogrid, a SaaS supply chain optimization company in North America, and then Trace One, a retail product life cycle management SaaS company out of France. In 2012 he founded K8 Solutions, a global growth consulting firm with clients in Western Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Over his career in sales and venture capital, Kurt has transacted over $300 Million USD.


Kurt holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.