Meet The SeraKūl Team
President & CEO
For more than 15 years, I have used my energetic and driven nature to build teams on 4 continents (Asia, Africa, Europe and North America), working closely with corporate leaders to provide participants with the modern, progressive processes and technologies in the fields of Agriculture, Energy, Manufacturing and Software (SaaS). I spend time learning about geographies, cultures, corporate history and develop deep, meaningful relationships with partners.
I am a true "working" professional who thrives on quickly getting neck-deep into the details. I’m an approachable leader with extensive financial, management, systems and operating experience in Technology, Manufacturing, Professional Services, Wholesale/Distribution, Financial Services, and Non-Profit sectors. I am a founder or co-founder of several companies and have a passion for helping small businesses succeed.
EVP Manufacturing & Design
Commercialized dozens of electro-mechanical systems for the top 20 Medical Device companies along with RBC specific developed technologies. I have been listed as inventor on over 200 worldwide patents along with competitive landscapes and technology roadmaps. Managed cross-functional teams, customer expectations, vendor integration, Design For Manufacturing (DFM) partners, and due diligence reviews of new technologies.
Senior Equine Rehab Consultant
California native, Kirsten Johnson, is the founder and owner of Kentucky Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center (KESMARC) in Versailles, Kentucky. With more than 20 years of experience serving the rehabilitation and sports medicine needs of top equine athletes, Johnson has worked with everything from Kentucky Derby winners, Olympic medalists, and national/world champions in various breeds and disciplines to beloved family horses whose sentimental values are priceless.
Experienced leader of creative teams with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing communications and the film and video industry. Skilled Screenwriter/Storyteller, Brand Marketing Communications Consultant, Author & Book Designer, Director, Documentary Filmmaker/Cinematography, Editor/Soundtrack Designer, and Abstract Artist and Musician. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a BA-Bachelor of Arts focused in English/Film/Journalism from University of Washington.
Positioned with 20+years of experience in transformational leadership, risk and safety management, improving accident and incident reductions, hazard recognition and abatement, reducing experience modification rates (EMR), field work and site visits or leadership development, coaching and mentoring. Knowledgeable and experienced in all phases of ground-up projects, project estimating and bidding follow-up, influencing workflow and project scheduling.
Machine Design & Fabrication
Carlos Gil has well over 30 years of experience in the orthopedic implant, biomedical, and device industry, including engineering and management roles with Smith and Nephew, Wright Medical Technology, and Medtronic. In addition, he has valuable start-up experience with Spinal Dynamics, OrthoSensor, Treace Medical Concepts, and as co-founder of DuoDyn Technology.
During his career, he has achieved 48 patents to date.
Coming in January 2023
Refrigeration System Developer
I have worked in HVACR for over 23 years. I have experience in almost all facets of the industry. I love being able to improve people’s lives by designing and implementing solutions that meet their needs with efficient, reliable and cost effective mechanical systems. Joel and his team at Western Mechanical & Controls have been instrumental in helping the Glacia Engineers maximize the efficiency of our heat exchanger and refrigerant usage – qualifying Glacia and SeraKul for the EPA Green Power Partnership.