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Board of Trustees
Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board
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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
Honorary Member of the Board
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.
Researcher, System programming laboratory
Armenia
PhD candidate in Molecular Pharmacology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Germany
Web Developer
Armenia
PhD Candidate in Microbiology, NYU School of Medicine
USA
Senior Statistician & Software Developer, StataCorp LLC
USA
Senior Data Scientist, Capgemini Engineering
Italy
Research Scientist, Russian-Armenian University
Armenia
Founder and Director of Strategy & Innovation, Brooklin Consulting
Canada
PhD candidate, University of Southern California
USA
Founding Chairman of the NextGen Council; PhD Candidate, ETH Zurich
Former Chair of the NextGen Council, Member of Technical Staff, JPL, California Institute of Technology
Former Chair of the NextGen Council, Research Scientist, University of California San Francisco
Quant Analyst, Dyos (former NextGen Council member)
R&D Scientist engineer, Stanford University Adjunct Faculty, San Jose State University (former NextGen Council member)
Cardiologist-Scientist, Hospital Gregorio Marañón (former NextGen Council member)
Researcher, RA NAS Institute of Molecular Biology (former NextGen Council member)
Researcher, RA NAS Institute of Molecular Biology (former NextGen Council member)
Assistant professor, Yerevan State University (former NextGen Council member)
Director, YerevaNN (former NextGen Council member)
PhD student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (former NextGen Council member)
Corporate and commercial law expert, M&A, private equity, Chief legal officer, Sistema Venture Capital (former NextGen Council member)
Quantum Engineer, Rigetti Computing (former NextGen Council member)
Neural Engineering Graduate Student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (former NextGen Council member)
Co-founder, CTO, Robomart (former NextGen Council member)
Postdoc, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (former NextGen Council member)
Co-Founder, GA Partners (former NextGen Council member)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Oxford University (former NextGen Council member)
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)