Co-Founder, Social Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
"FAST must become a platform for bringing about the technological breakthrough in Armenia in the areas of IT and computer science, artificial intelligence, high-tech materials, robotics, biotechnology, advanced engineering, and manufacturing technologies."
Co-Founder, Founder and CEO of Flagship Pioneering, Co-Founder and Chairman of Moderna Inc.
Board of Trustees
Dr. Armen Orujyan is a highly successful entrepreneur and innovator who is the Founder and CEO of Athgo, one of the world’s leading entrepreneurial platforms. He is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people around the world, and his 20 years of experience has served as a building block of his popular Four-Pillars of Success. Dr. Orujyan has received a number of titles throughout his career including being named a UN e-Leader for ICT and Youth as well as being selected twice as one of top under-40 young leaders by Asia Society.
Board of Advisors
ARE YOU A YOUNG TALENT?
NextGen Council brings together the talent, knowledge, and skills of young and motivated scientists, technologists and tech entrepreneurs from every corner of the world to provide a boost to scientific endeavors, technological developments, and entrepreneurship activities in Armenia and beyond.
PhD candidate in Molecular Pharmacology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Postdoctoral fellow, Yerevan Institute of Molecular Biology (former NextGen Council member)
PhD student in Computer Science, Cambridge University (former NextGen Council member)
Researcher, RA NAS Institute of Molecular Biology (former NextGen Council member)
R&D Scientist engineer, Stanford University Adjunct Faculty, San Jose State University (former NextGen Council member)
Neural Engineering Graduate Student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (former NextGen Council member)
Cardiologist-Scientist, Hospital Gregorio Marañón (former NextGen Council member)
Former Chair of the NextGen Council, Research Scientist, University of California San Francisco
Former Chair of the NextGen Council, Member of Technical Staff, JPL, California Institute of Technology