Kurt Zenz House

Kurt House is a co-founder of KoBold Metals and an entrepreneur who works at the intersection of technology and natural resources. He previously founded a carbon sequestration and enhanced oil recovery business, as well as a direct investment platform to acquire North American natural gas assets based on a proprietary, physics-based tool that more accurately forecast natural gas production from hydraulically fractured wells. He was also an Adjunct Professor in Stanford University’s Energy Resources Engineering Department, and also worked in private equity and corporate advising for Bain & Company.

Kurt was a KAUST Research Fellow at MIT where he studied the chemistry and physics of carbon dioxide capture and storage. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Earth & Planetary Science for similar work.