SOPHIA KIMAgency Experience:
- Business Dev.
Sophia is President of Knossos Group LLC, leading and operating an organization that provides comprehensive solutions that supports the end-to-end innovation lifecycle for both commercial and government entities. Knossos Group provides program management, pre-requirements scope development, technology prospecting, and contracts management services enabling entities to identify, engage, and utilize emerging technologies that address the strategic and tactical needs of business and government objectives. Prior to Knossos Group, Sophia was the Executive Director of NSTXL, a non-profit organization that manages a consortium of energy related technologies that provide solutions for the U.S. military and dual-use civilian commercialization. Sophia’s commercial experience includes her role as the Director of pwc's Advisory group where she built and led the Energy Operations Upstream practice, driving operational improvements and strengthening the financial positions for global energy companies. Additionally, Sophia has had deep and significant experience operating across multiple industries to identify organizational and operational vulnerabilities, develop innovative solutions, and integrate change to establish step changes that result in top line growth, increased profits, improved controls and decision making, and operational agility. She has been a trusted advisor for Fortune 500 global companies and the US Military to lead the development and execution of strategies to improve operational efficiency across functions and business units. She is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and a former logistics officer in the United States Army.