Kent is Chairman of Ecoremedy® and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwell Venture Capital (RVC), Ecoremedy’s investor.
He founded RVC in 1983 and has invested in a variety of technology companies since its inception. They include four publicly traded companies in which he has held executive leadership positions: ExOne (industrial 3D printing systems), Argon ST (Boeing combat systems subsidiary), Astrotech International (science and technology development and commercialization), and SenSytech (cloud-based structural health monitoring solutions). Kent also served as Group President and Board Member of Rockwell International for ten years.
Other companies in which he has invested include Rockwell Forest Products Inc., Strata Products Worldwide (underground mining services), Appalachian Timber Service (railroad timber products), Strata Proximity Systems (mining proximity detection and avoidance systems), and Pro Grass, LLC (synthetic turf supplier). He created and sold Puris, a metallurgical powder production company.
Kent earned a bachelor’s degree in both economics and business from Lafayette College and attended graduate school at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the Chairman of the Board of the S. Kent Rockwell Foundation and serves on the Board of Trustees of Lafayette College as an Emeritus director.