Bill and Danielle Gottfried, Gottfried International, Inc.'s Partners, established The Kidney Research Institute of Texas in 2018 to help accelerate investment in kidney disease prevention, research, and technnology innovation to improve patient care. We are committed to ending kidney disease. We dedicate The Kidney Research Institute of Texas to the memory of family members who have died from kidney disease, including Bill Gottfried's Father, Henry William Gottfried, Jr., CDR, U.S. Navy.
Gottfried International, Inc. provides management consulting, executive search, and project development expertise to support clients' interests in energy, agriculture, biotechnology, health care, space technology, and real estate development in North America, Europe, and the Middle East. We developed the first hyperspectral imaging and remote sensing system for the energy industry providing for space based hydrocarbon exploration. This system was also designed as one of the first commercial payloads for the International Space Station.
Our experience in energy markets began when Bill Gottfried started his career as a U.S. Naval Officer in the Middle East managing 300,000 b/d of petroleum shipments in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran, and Yemen. During the collapse of the Soviet Union, Bill joined the first U.S. Government Trade Missions sent to Russia and Kazakhstan to develop investment cooperation with the new independent republics. He recruited management teams and raised capital for energy joint ventures Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan.
Bill Gottfried received a B.S. in Petroleum Marketing from The University of Tulsa; a M.B.A. in International Business from The George University, Washington, D.C.; he attended Executive Ed. at Harvard Business School; he was commissioned a U.S. Naval Officer at Officer Candidate School, Newport, Rhode Island; and he graduated from Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia. He has been listed in the Financial Times "Who's Who in World Oil & Gas", he is an Eagle Scout, and a Member of The Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C.
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