Ehrhart, BA., AQ.
Ken Ehrhart is a Director
of oceanearth (www.oceanearth.org)
a non-profit marine science, ecology, archaeology and education organization.
Ken and his wife Loretta earned their aquanaut credentials and PADI Underwater
Habitat Specialty Certifications spending a day underwater at the Jules
Ken and Loretta have
over fifteen years of experience diving and providing professional supervision
of scuba divers; holding twelve SCUBA certifications, including professional
Divemaster and Assistant Instructor certifications from the Professional
Association of Diving Instructors. During their diving careers they have
participated in the training of numerous divers, from introductory to professional
levels; and participated in trips exploring an undersea island with Cordell
Expeditions, free diving with wild dolphins in the Bahamas and kayaking
with whales in Alaska.
In addition to diving
and kayaking, Ken and Loretta’s outdoor adventures include backpacking
and alpine mountaineering, with ascents of some fifty peaks including Mt.
Rainier, Shasta and Baker; traverses of New York’s State Range and New
Hampshire’s Presidential Range; and a week-long exploration in Alaska’s
(More at www.ehrhart.net/mountain_climbing.htm).
Ken Ehrhart is currently
a general partner in the venture capital firm SunBridge Partners (www.sunbridgepartners.com)
where he specializes in technology assessment, funding of new firms, and
market research. Previously, he co-founded Equitek Capital and was
the Director of Research for the Forbes-published Gilder Technology Report.
In addition to oceanearth, Ken sits on the Board of Directors of Alien
Technology and the Board of Directors of Attendio.
(More at www.ehrhart.net/employment.htm).
Ken has traveled extensively
in Asia, lived in Costa Rica and London, and currently resides with his
wife and son, Rainier, in Carmel, California. He holds two Bachelors
degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and attended the School
of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
(More at www.ehrhart.net).