Jim Kimo StorkeManaging Partner
KAS Consulting Group
Kimo Storke is the Managing Partner of KAS Consulting group. He has 20+ years of experience in management, business development and marketing. He is a complex B2B relationship architect, partner/channel strategy leader and relationship builder that connects strategy to market execution.
In 2010 He was responsible for the business development advisory work which resulted in the largest solar project financing in history a $1.5 Billion dollar project value. The groups he partners with have funded over $12 Billion dollars of projects in US and offshore projects in the areas of conventional and renewable energy. He is an advisory board member at the Clean Technology Sustainable Industries Organization. He is also on the leadership team of the Texas Greenbelt Coalition.
Kimo was a Global Offering Manager at IBM for 3 years working as a Global Offering Manager and as a team member was partly responsible for $450 million dollars in revenue for IBM. He was also a Regional Manager of Business Development at RSM McGladrey for 4 years, the seventh largest accounting/consulting firm in the nation. He specialized in the areas of Software as a Service (SaS), and knowledge management with Lotus Notes.
Lastly, Kimo served in the US ARMY as a sergeant in charge of aircraft electronics in the maintenance and support of 15-20 UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopters at Schofield Barracks Hawaii and the 101st Airborne Division in Ft. Campbell Kentucky.
He is a graduate of Trinity Evangelical University in Deerfield Illinois. He lives in Austin Texas with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys mentoring others, reading, racquetball and windsurfing.