Kevin Surace

CEO, Appvance

Kevin Surace has led organizations to growth in innovation, technology, revenue, and investor value, including Serious Energy, Perfect Commerce (supply-chain software / services), CommerceNet, General Magic (cloud-based virtual assistant), WebKnight (Java authoring system), and Air Communications (wireless hardware/software).

As CEO of Serious Energy, Kevin delivered disruptive products that reduce energy usage in buildings, the world's largest contributor of CO2. He built a team of 420 people delivering high-tech materials, products, software, and services to 70,000 projects, including the Empire State Building and the New York Stock Exchange. Kevin has also driven in software/mobile innovations, including creating OnStar virtual advisor for GM and developing the first wide-area mobile data product (AirCommunicator), and he is credited with the development of the modern "human-like" voice user interface (think Siri), as well as the invention of QuietRock soundproof drywall.

Kevin has been recognized by dozens of organizations, including being named Entrepreneur of the Year by Inc. Magazine, one of the top innovators of the decade by CNBC, and Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum - Davos, and he has been inducted into the Innovation Hall of Fame (RIT). He is currently CEO of Appvance and has been awarded 23 US patents.

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Appvance Extends AI Test Generation to Native Mobile Apps
Posted on 23 Sep 2019 at 5:00pm

Results from real AI testing don’t happen overnight
Posted on 1 Apr 2019 at 7:06am

Appvance Announces Issuance of Seminal AI Patent
Posted on 13 Feb 2019 at 5:41am

Innovation Expert Kevin Surace Joins BigSpeak’s Exclusive Roster
Posted on 16 Jan 2019 at 2:34pm

Appvance raises $5M to continue to lead autonomous testing
Posted on 14 Jan 2019 at 6:47am

Appvance Adds New Relic APM Testing To PerformanceCloud
Posted on 21 Apr 2019 at 5:00pm

Appvance Achieves Level 5 Autonomy for Software QA
Posted on 15 Nov 2018 at 5:50am

Kevin Kern Joins Board of Directors
Posted on 16 Jan 2018 at 5:55am Launches Appvance IQ
Posted on 4 Apr 2018 at 1:45am

John Hubinger Joins Board of Directors as Chairman
Posted on 12 Feb 2018 at 6:04am

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