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Company Overview of Vulcan Inc.

Company Overview

Vulcan Inc. operates real estate portfolio, corporate development, media, sports teams, air-launch system, and community venues businesses. It creates and supports documentaries and film-based social campaigns; owns and manages facilities; operates artificial intelligence research and engineering business; provides public resources that serve as staple research tools for scientists worldwide; operates a cinema theatre; operates museums; owns and operates a hospital; operates a living computer museum; operates a private yacht; operates a NFL team and a NBA team; owns professional sports teams; owns and manages several venues in Seattle, Portland, and London, including sports and event facilit...

505 Fifth Avenue South

Suite 900

Seattle, WA 98104

United States

Founded in 1986





Key Executives for Vulcan Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Operating Officer
Founder and Chairman
Age: 65
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Vulcan Inc. Key Developments

Paul Allen Plans To Sell Ten Small Scale Solar Plants in Kenya

Paul Allen of Vulcan Inc. Paul plans to sell 10 small-scale solar plants in Kenya. We are looking to transfer ownership of the mini grids to private investors or government agencies with whom we are having talks,” Vulcan programme officer Courtney Blodgett said on the sidelines of a solar energy conference in Nairobi organized by the Netherlands-based SolarPlaza.

Vulcan Inc. Names Bill Hilf as CEO Effective December 1, 2016

Vulcan Inc. named Bill Hilf as Vulcan’s new CEO. Bill will join Vulcan December 1, 2016 reporting directly to Paul G. Allen. Paul G. Allen will remain as Chairman and Founder, and look forward to working with Bill in setting Vulcan’s vision and strategy and tackling slate of challenging initiatives. Most recently, Bill served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s Cloud business unit. Prior to joining Hewlett-Packard, Bill was the General Manager of Product Management for Microsoft Azure, and previously led Microsoft’s Technical Computing Group. In that role, he helped develop solutions for a wide range of scientific and engineering challenges, including High Performance Computer Server systems, parallel languages and runtimes, and mathematical modeling tools. Earlier in his career, Bill worked at IBM as a senior architect in Linux and Open Source, and honed his skills at a range of software start-ups. Bill will partner with Paul G. Allen, Barb and the team to continue evolving organization to pursue the extraordinary opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

Vulcan Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Vulcan Inc. announced that it has hired Chris Orndorff as Chief Investment Officer. Orndorff brings 30 years of investment management and leadership experience to this role, which begins on June 20, 2016. Orndorff will be responsible for identifying investment opportunities and optimizing returns for Vulcan Capital. He will be based in Seattle and will report to Barbara Bennett, Vulcan's President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Vulcan, Orndorff was Senior Portfolio Manager for Western Asset Management where he oversaw multi-sector, unconstrained and absolute return portfolios. He was also a member of the board of directors for Mercer Advisors, where he advised on business, investment as well as marketing and sales strategy.

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