Mr. Kent Madsen is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at EPIC Ventures. He serves as Advisor at Banner Ventures. He was also a board member of the University Venture Fund and serves as a Board Observer at Mingle Health. He served as Board Member at Simplus, Keystone Managed Services, SilverVue, and Knod. He also served as Executive at New U Venture Partners. He has been a venture capitalist investing in seed and early-stage technology companies for more than a decade. Previously Kent was a Managing Director at Wasatch Venture Fund, a firm with four funds, approximately $200 million under management, and investments in 70 companies. He also served as a Board member at HG Data. While at Wasatch, Kent also served as CEO of MACC Private Equities (NASDAQ: MACC) and its wholly-owned subsidiary MorAmerica Capital, one of the nation's oldest and most well-known late-stage SBIC companies that have provided sub-debt and equity financing of more than $90 million to approximately 120 companies. He served as Board Observer at anionic. Previously, Kent worked for Ford Motor Company. He started in the Advanced Technology Group where he developed mathematical and computational models for optimizing vehicles' aerodynamic and thermodynamic properties and systems. He then transferred to Ford's China Operations. Prior to working for Ford, as a graduate student, Mr. Madsen taught Engineering Thermodynamics at the University of Michigan. Kent has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics from the University of Pennsylvania. He has an M.S.E. from the University of Michigan and an M.A. in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. He also received an M.B.A. from Wharton.