A veteran executive, Kent has dedicated the last 20 years to a variety of leadership positions at public and private technology companies. A seasoned investor in this space, he has the insight to lead Customer Mobile and its clients with agility and a drive toward meaningful innovation.
Before becoming CEO of Customer Mobile, Kent served as CEO of ServiceWare Technologies, a publicly traded software company. He led the company to a vastly improved market position and better fiscal health to position it for purchase by a consortium of private equity investors. Thereafter, Kent became the Chairman of the Board of Knova Software, a publicly traded knowledge management software company. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Tech Team, Global. He is currently Chairman of the Board of AdaptCourseware, a privately held technology company focusing on the education space.
Kent received his BA, with Honors, from California State University, Fresno and this JD from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Over the course of his executive career, he has directed and overseen more than $1 billion in financing, mergers and acquisitions, and other structured transactions. Prior to his leadership work in business, Kent began his career as a commercial trial attorney, quickly gaining recognition as the youngest rated “AV” litigator in Central California and citation by Martindale Hubble as one of the nation’s pre-eminent attorneys. Kent served on the panel of the American Arbitration Association, as a private mediator/arbitrator, and on the California Superior Court as a Judge Pro Tem.