Kord Wissmann is the President and Chief Engineer at Geopier Foundation Company. He has more than 25 years of geotechnical engineering experience and has led the firm since 2002 in the development and implementation of Geopier’s multiple innovative ground improvement technologies now deployed worldwide.
Kord holds 21 U.S. patents, has authored more than 35 papers, and is a past president of the Geo-Institute. He earned Bachelor of Science and Doctorate degrees in civil engineering from Virginia Tech and a Master of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to his work with Geopier, Kord held positions with Harding Lawson Associates, Fluor Daniel, and Shannon & Wilson, Inc.