Featured at the 2018 Crowd Academy, Dr. Sam Kogan provided a hands-on workshop that offers a deeper understanding of the problem identification and decomposition process.
Dr. Kogan has more than 30 years of experience in Research and Development and innovation. His work has been adopted by leading global companies such as GE, Intel, Siemens, Proctor & Gamble, Novartis, Honda, Motorola, Colgate Palmolive and others.
Dr. Kogan has extensive experience in working with the VC community and startup companies. He has been a strategic adviser to a number of VC and PE funds, including Northwater Capital, Launch Capital, GEN3 Capital, Lakebridge Capital, and Elliott Group. He is a co-founder, Board member, and CEO of Powermers Inc, an energy storage development company, and is a Board member of Amastan Technology, a plasma technology company. Additionally, Dr. Kogan played an instrumental role in starting a number of companies, including Airgain Inc.
Dr. Kogan is a recognized thought leader in the areas of Systematic Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Development. He regularly speaks at innovation conferences around the world on topics such as the globalization of R&D, emerging markets and technologies, R&D and innovation management, sustainability, clean energy, and energy storage.