Art Ghazaryan is an MIT Sloan Fellow, serial entrepreneur, founder & CEO of a Boston-based boutique venture studio Ympakt. Art has remarkable entrepreneurial experience, having founded and managed four successful startups with a strong presence in Armenia in various fields, including image processing, music education, biotech, aerial analytics, social ventures, and photography.
In addition to his venture-building experience, Art has contributed to international development programs as a World Bank and UNDP manager. His multi-national and multi-disciplinary expertise has led him to spearhead projects in government, academia, and private foundation sectors in Armenia, Rwanda, and Indonesia.
He has also pioneered engagement and nudge platforms to influence consumer and citizen decision-making, particularly in development settings. Furthermore, he has developed platforms that foster artistic expression, originality, and greater semiotic engagement, vital aspects of human flourishing and active global citizenship.