HI, WE ARE KRNLS
Where strategy, feasibility, and research meet technology.
KRNLS is a boutique firm that focuses on research, implementation, and the design of advanced technologies for community relevant placemaking and economic development. Organizations such as NASA, DARPA, Hyperloop Transportation Technology, and Radius Indiana have all chosen KRNLS for research, project management, and strategic development. Other government agencies such as the US Department of Defense, the borough of Wilkinsburg, and the City of Pittsburgh have also engaged KRNLS for large scale planning, implementation, and smart cities projects.
Co-founded by Olga Pogoda and Scot MacTaggart in 2017, KRNLS is located in Pittsburgh, PA and operates worldwide.
principal & co-founder
A believer in community-centric development, Olga leads each study and research project while also studying ethical tech development. Olga serves as an EIR at Carnegie Mellon University and has a deep love for all tea.
An evangelist for the big, meaningful visions that innovation and entrepreneurship make possible, Scot has a track record of management and consulting, and helped to lay the groundwork for KRNLS.
An avid follower of art and product design, Alyssa produces all video, photography, and graphics for KRNLS. Alyssa is the co-host of a podcast focused on sustainable fashion and is also a big fan of Harry Potter.