A Contemporary Composer and Innovator
“No matter your business, industry, or association, Kai’s story is applicable both professionally and personally. He is real, kind, and exceptionally talented. He’s a gift to anyone who has the chance to hear his story.”
CAAE BOARD MEMBER
Kai Kight has a diverse background that has been fueled by creating and making. He holds an engineering degree from Stanford University's d. school where he was introduced to the innovative culture of Silicon Valley. As a Kleiner Perkins Design Fellow and Mayfield Fellow, Kai got an early start in entrepreneurship.
Kai began playing the violin when he was 3 years old, was classically trained and studied under the concertmaster of Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. His music has brought him to perform in venues such as the White House to the Great Wall of China.
Today Kai composes his own music using an innovative style on the violin which blends classical technique with rhythms and textures from popular genres such as hip hop and jazz. His favorite composer is Bach because of his soul riveting harmony and improvisational rhythms.
Kai is a native of the Washington, DC area and currently resides in Los Angeles.