Kent Savage is a member of the NewHold Investment Corp. II advisory board and a member of the advisory board for the Disruptive Technologies and Digital Cities Program at Stanford University. He is a serial entrepreneur, inventor and investor. A 2017 recipient of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award, a National Finalist and delegate to the EY 2018 and 2019 World Entrepreneur of the Year proceedings in Monaco. Mr. Savage has spent more than 30 years providing innovative leadership and scaling tech-oriented organizations. His current focus areas include non-crypto platforms leveraging blockchain technologies and AI. He is Founder and Chairman of Blue Loop Capital, LLC, a private equity investment firm specializing in technology investments and Founder and Executive Chairman of Apex Order Pickup Solutions.
He is also Chairman of Veritas Automata, a developer of platforms and frameworks enabling transformative blockchain and AI solutions (currently in stealth mode) and Yuxi Global, a near-shore technology development company with its center of excellence in Medellin, Colombia specializing in distributed ledger blockchain and smart contracts, Machine Learning and AR/VR. Mr. Savage is an active philanthropist and Social Entrepreneur. As Founder and CEO of Blue Loop LLC, he is currently building multiple socially-focused digital and real-world platforms and communities.
Additionally, Mr. Savage was awarded his first patent in 1993 for his invention of the Automatic Tool Dispenser. Mr. Savage has subsequently been awarded numerous additional US and International patents. More recently his innovative self-serve heated, mobile order pickup station (Little Caesar's Pizza Portal) won major awards in 2018 and 2019 from the International Franchise Association, QSR Magazine and the National Restaurant Association.