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Board of Trustees
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CEO
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
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Armen Sarkissian is the President of the Republic of Armenia. Having had careers as a professor of Physics, a senior diplomat and former Prime Minister of Armenia, Dr. Armen Sarkissian is a well-known philanthropist and influential leader, with vast business and civic networks in major capitals around the world. Currently, he chairs a group of global investment companies, specializing in energy, food & beverages, real estate, and high technology industries. While very active in humanitarian and charitable projects, he holds top leadership positions in international organizations, such as the East-West Institute, Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative, Global Leadership Foundation, the World Economic Forum, and others. He is the founder of Eurasia House International and the Founding Director of the Eurasia Centre at Cambridge University's Judge Business School.
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NextGen Council
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.
Founding Chairman of NextGen Council; PhD Candidate, ETH Zurich
Member of Technical Staff, JPL, California Institute of Technology Chairperson of the Council
Chair of the Council, Research Scientist, University of California San Francisco
Quant Analyst, Dyos
R&D Scientist engineer, Stanford University Adjunct Faculty, San Jose State University
Cardiologist-Scientist, Hospital Gregorio Marañón
Researcher, RA NAS Institute of Molecular Biology
Researcher, RA NAS Institute of Molecular Biology
Assistant professor, Yerevan State University
Director, YerevaNN
PhD student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Corporate and commercial law expert, M&A, private equity, Chief legal officer, Sistema Venture Capital
Quantum Engineer, Rigetti Computing
Neural Engineering Graduate Student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Co-founder, CTO, Robomart
Postdoc, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Co-Founder, GA Partners
Postdoctoral Fellow, Oxford University
Founder, 2hz.ai (former NextGen Council member)
PhD student, Cornell University (former NextGen Council member)
PhD student in Computer Science, Cambridge University (former NextGen Council member)
Postdoctoral fellow, Yerevan Institute of Molecular Biology (former NextGen Council member)
Founder, Wakie (former NextGen Council member)
Cardiologist, Adventist Health (former NextGen Council member)
Co-founder, Swiftera (former NextGen Council member)
PhD student, Cambridge University (former NextGen Council member)