Keith Cole

CEO

Water Lens

Keith Cole is a serial entrepreneur and turnaround executive with 30 years of experience. He is currently the Founder and CEO of Water Lens, LLC, an innovative, water technology company based in Houston, Texas. Keith is responsible for the overall management and growth of the company, in particular the development and commercialization of the various technologies related to real-time water quality testing. Over Keith’s career, he has successfully grown and turned around many companies across several industries including oilfield service, wireless telecommunications, and internet video technology .

Keith earned his Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin and his law degree from Southern Methodist University.

Keith is very active in the Alumni Association for The University of Texas, where he is a former President of the Houston Alumni Chapter and a member (and former chair) of the Public Affairs Committee for the Texas Exes. Keith also serves on the Government Relations Advisory Council for UT Health, is a member of the Industrial Advisory Panel for the UT College of Natural Sciences Inventors Program, and generally advises and mentors entrepreneurs through the Austin Technology Incubator and The Clean Tech Open.

In addition to his passion for growing and turning around companies, Keith is an advisor to The Guns & Hoses Foundation of North Texas (a benevolent foundation that supports the families of fallen police and firefighters in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex). Keith is married, has two daughters, and is an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Houston.

Keith Cole

CEO

Water Lens

Keith Cole is a serial entrepreneur and turnaround executive with 30 years of experience. He is currently the Founder and CEO of Water Lens, LLC, an innovative, water technology company based in Houston, Texas. Keith is responsible for the overall management and growth of the company, in particular the development and commercialization of the various technologies related to real-time water quality testing. Over Keith’s career, he has successfully grown and turned around many companies across several industries including oilfield service, wireless telecommunications, and internet video technology .

Keith earned his Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin and his law degree from Southern Methodist University.

Keith is very active in the Alumni Association for The University of Texas, where he is a former President of the Houston Alumni Chapter and a member (and former chair) of the Public Affairs Committee for the Texas Exes. Keith also serves on the Government Relations Advisory Council for UT Health, is a member of the Industrial Advisory Panel for the UT College of Natural Sciences Inventors Program, and generally advises and mentors entrepreneurs through the Austin Technology Incubator and The Clean Tech Open.

In addition to his passion for growing and turning around companies, Keith is an advisor to The Guns & Hoses Foundation of North Texas (a benevolent foundation that supports the families of fallen police and firefighters in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex). Keith is married, has two daughters, and is an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Houston.