Meet Our Southeastern U.S. Labs Team: Ross Kimbrel

Every WeWork Labs location comes equipped with a feature no other space can replicate: the local head of Labs, your region’s super-connector whose job is to help you fulfill your destiny. Our team members are just as diverse as the Labs and members they lead—a global team with various backgrounds, cultures, interests, and more. In this post we’re learning a bit about Ross Kimbrel.

Name: Ross Kimbrel

Title: Head of Labs, Southeast U.S.

If you had to describe yourself in three words, what would they be?

Disciplined, co-creator, and authentic.

What did you do before you joined WeWork Labs?

I was a partner at a venture capital firm.

What do you like best about working with early-stage startups?

I like helping founders create a systematic approach to building experiments that test critical hypothesis.

What do you do when you’re not helping startups succeed?

Spending time with my wife and 2 daughters—5 and 2.5-years-old—and ultra running.

What’s your superpower?

Goal setting and then relentlessly tracking and pursuing said goals.

What are your favorite things to do near your Lab?

Watch a concert at State Farm Arena or the Tabernacle, catch a Falcons game or Atlanta United match at Mercedes-Benz stadium.

I'm a tourist in your city - what do I have to see or experience before I leave?

You have to see the Beltline—a reclaimed railroad line that's now a paved path and will ultimately be 22-miles of continuous trail encircling the city core. Surrounding the Beltline are amazing restaurants, art installations, and historic communities.