Justin Kitch is the CEO and Co-Founder of Homestead.com, a company providing consumers with the easiest and most powerful way to create a presence on the Web. Homestead evolved from Kitch’s first company, KartoffelSoft, which he co-founded in 1994 to develop FUNdaMENTAL, a children’s programming language, based on his honors thesis project at Stanford University. His previous roles include: program manager for new product creation in the Kid’s Software Group at Microsoft Corp., software designer at Trilogy Development Group and graduate teaching assistant in Computer Science at Stanford.
Kitch also serves on the Board of Directors of Virtual Village Inc. Kitch also maintains an active interest in philanthropy and has been an enthusiastic participant in the Friends for Youth mentoring program, Habitat for Humanity and Creative Adventures Learning Center, and serves on the board of Family PC’s 100 Wired Schools. Kitch holds a B.S. degree in Science, Technology and Society from Stanford University.