Principal Leadership

Chris Kurkjian, PE

Co-Founding Principal

Chris is a Professional Mechanical Engineer and LEED AP BD+C with over thirty years of mission critical expertise in complex air conditioning, plumbing, and fire protection systems. Over 10 years ago, Chris co-founded kW MCE with a passion to dedicate expertise on mission critical design, improve processes, and advance technological innovation—establishing kW MCE as the leader in the data center industry. A pioneer in the mission critical space and recognized thought-leader, Chris not only led the design advancements at kW MCE, he also invested years of time and forward-thinking knowledge as a member of ASHRAE’s technical committee, TC9.9, and contributed to many technical discussions and white papers. Chris’ motivation carries over to his personal life where he enjoys running, yoga, water skiing, and relaxing at home on the water with family and friends.