Bill Kitchen is the inventor of the SkyVenture indoor skydicing vertical wind tunnel, and the CEO of both SkySales.com and US Thrillrides. Mr. Kitchen was the Founder and CEO of Beacon Broadcasting,Inc. in which he built, acquired and consolidated numerous radio stations in midsized markets throughout the US and Caribbean. He successfully sold the Company in 1990 after 10 years of operations.
He later added the role of inventor to entrepreneur, successfully building his first amusement ride company, SkyCoaster, serving as its Chairman and CEO. The company was based upon unique patented technology that he createdand commercialized. He sold the company profitably after 6 years of operations.
He then successfully built and sold a second amusementride company, SkyVenture, where he served as its Chairman and CEO. The company's patented technology authentically simulates freefall skydiving in a safe, vertical windtunnel and has 16 locations internationally either installed or under construction.