Leadership Scott K. Davis, PhD – Founder and CEO Scott Davis has 12 years' experience founding startup companies in the agricultural technology area, including ViaGen, Inc. and Start Licensing Inc. in Austin, Texas. While commercializing advanced reproductive technologies for the dissemination of superior genetics, he served on the Food and Agricultural Board of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (“BIO”), the world’s largest biotechnology trade association, located in Washington, D.C. Prior to his career in the technology industry, Dr. Davis was a Professor in the Faculty of Genetics and Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, where he served two years as Chairman for Genetics. While at Texas A&M University, Dr. Davis authored or co-authored over 100 scientific journal articles and eight patents and patent applications, trained over 40 MS and PhD students and received awards for excellence in both teaching and research. He lives with his wife and two sons on a ranch in central Texas.
Cameron A. King – Founder Cameron King has over 13 years’ experience practicing intellectual property law. He served as Chief Patent Counsel for ViaGen, Inc., and its subsidiary Start Licensing, Inc., in Austin, Texas from 2005-2010. He was responsible for directing all aspects of the company's intellectual property activities, including licensing and related transactions, portfolio management, and litigation activities, as well as providing extensive support on all other company legal matters. Prior to joining ViaGen, Cameron was with the law firms of Morrison Foerster LLP and Limbach & Limbach LLP, where his practice focused on biotechnology, life science and medical device industries. Cameron received his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and holds a B.A. in Biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. Cameron is registered to practice with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the California and Texas state bars. In addition to founding KPS Partners in 2010, Cameron also serves as Patent Counsel to Molecular Imprints, Inc.
Perry J. Sharboneau – Founder, Director of Business Development Perry Sharboneau completed an eleven year career (1999-2010) as President and a Broker of Record of Westbank Summit Realty, Inc., including three franchise locations, affiliated with the Century 21 Real Estate Corporation in Central Texas. His active background in the brokerage arena involved transitional accounts for commercial and agricultural investors in Texas. Prior to founding his real estate brokerages, Perry spent fifteen years coordinating ecotourism and adventure travel in Australasia and Southern Africa. This portion of his career also included an ownership role in World Holdings Trading Co., an African-based company specializing in processing of agricultural and animal products. Perry’s business cornerstone is his BBA in Finance, earned in 1991 at the University of Texas-Pan American. He formerly served as co-chairman for the non- profit Central Texas Tres Dias community, and serves as Managing Member of Sharboneau Land and Energy, LLC.
C. Kendall Vincent – Founder Kendall Vincent served as National Business Development Manager for HSR Construction, Inc. from 2006-2008 and as a Principal of DAVIN Company Real Estate Advisors from 2008-2010. In addition to executive management positions in financial services and high technology, he served as an investor, founder and advisor for companies in information technology and most recently, renewable energy. Companies represented include Mason McDuffie Mortgage Corp., Dell Computer Corp. and PSW Technologies/Concero. Kendall studied The University of Texas at Austin, where he was an active participant in multiple social, and community service organizations.
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