Kire works as a Distinguished Cloud Architect at Walmart designing computing platforms that are transforming the world's largest company into a digital business. He joined Walmart in 2013 as part of the OneOps acquisition, a company which he co-founded in 2011. Prior to that he held various software engineering leadership roles at eBay, Half.com, and Infonautics.
Kire is a graduate of Villanova University '96 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. While at Villanova, Kire was an NCAA All-American and co-captain of the men's swim team. In addition to his outstanding collegiate achievements, Kire was a long-time member of the Macedonian national swim team representing the country in two Olympic Games - Barcelona '92 and Atlanta '96 - as well as many other top-level competitions.
Kire is an active swim dad, spending many weekends watching his children compete for the Phoenixville YMCA.