About Our Founder

Steven Kent Rockwell is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwell Venture Capital (RVC): a company which he founded in 1983. RVC has invested in a variety of technology companies since its inception.

Mr. Rockwell is currently the Executive Chairman of the ExOne Company. He has held this investment since 2008. The ExOne Company is his 4th public Company in his career in which he has held a CEO role.

Mr. Rockwell retired from Argon ST as Vice Chairman in 2008. He is former Chairman, CEO, and President of Astrotech International Corporation, and SensysTech. He also served as a Group President and member of the board of directors of Rockwell International Inc. from 1973 to 1983.

He has invested in a variety of businesses in addition to ExOne including Rockwell Forest Products Inc., Strata Products Worldwide (an underground mining services company), Appalachian Timber Service (supplying quality timber products for railroads), Strata Proximity Systems (providing proximity detection and avoidance systems for mining operations), and Pro Grass, LLC, (a synthetic turf supplier.)

Mr. Rockwell earned a B.A. in both economics and business from Lafayette College in Easton, PA and attended graduate school at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Rockwell serves on the Board of Trustees of the S. Kent Rockwell Foundation as well as Lafayette College. He has gone from being the youngest trustee on the Lafayette College board in 1971 to the oldest trustee in 2018. (did not serve between 1973-2015)