Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

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Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner, MIT the Engine Fund


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Executive Director

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Co-Founder at VMware, Inc.

President at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Founding Partner at Polaris Partners

Founder at InterSystems Corporation

Founder at Foghorn Therapeutics, Inc.

Executive Chairman at Redseal, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Avanda Investment Management Pte. Ltd.

Co-Founder at Celsius Therapeutics, Inc.

Distinguished Alumni
Irwin Jacobs is now Co-Founder at Qualcomm, Inc.
Hamid R. Moghadam is now Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at Prologis, Inc.
Andrew W. Houston is now Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Dropbox, Inc.
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TSD helps companies, campaigns, and causes communicate clearly and effectively. The organization design strategic communications plans and offer a full portfolio of related services: crisis communications, litigation and regulatory support, communications reviews, speechwriting and media training.

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Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Milbank LLP

Visiting Professor of the Practice at Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy


Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics for genetically defined diseases. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 2016, Forbes included the company on its "100 Most Innovative Growth Companies" list.

Aspen Technology, Inc. engages in the provision of asset optimization solutions. It develops its applications to design, and optimize processes across the engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, and asset performance management areas. The firm operates through the Subscription and Software, and Services and Other segments. The Subscription and Software segment offers licensing of process optimization, asset performance management software solutions and associated support services. The Services and Other segment includes professional services, and training. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Bedford, MA.

Translate Bio, Inc. engages in the research and development of therapeutic drugs. It focuses on developing medicines to treat diseases caused by protein or gene dysfunction. Its lead product candidate, MRT5005 is designed for the treatment of cystic fibrosis. The company was founded by Arthur M. Krieg and Jeannie T. Lee in 2011 and is headquartered in Lexington, MA.

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SendFriend, Inc. provides consumer remittance services. The firm is a cross-border payment platform based on block chain technology. The company was founded by David Lighton in 2017 and is headquartered in Albany, NY.

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Sigma Ratings, Inc. develops AI and machine learning software to assess company-level non-credit risks. Its solutions include counterparty risk management, self-assessment industry benchmarking and board & executive reporting. The company was founded by Stuart Jones Jr. and Gabrielle Haddad and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

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Mapify UG provides travel agency services. It operates a social travel platform that connects globetrotters globally and in a personal and unique way of sharing memories and curating new journeys. The company was founded by Patrick Haede, Magnus Langanke, Sebastian Haede, David Pflugpeil and Tobias Schnorpfeil in 2016 and is headquartered in Baunatal, Germany.

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Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

Harvard Bioscience, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Holliston, MA

Harvard Bioscience, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells technologies, products and services that enable fundamental research, discovery, and pre-clinical testing for drug development. It operates under the geographical segments: United States, Germany, United Kingdom, and Rest of the world. It sells its products through catalog, Website, distributors, and direct sales force. The company was founded by Dr. William T. Porter in 1901 and is headquartered in Holliston, MA.

TEK Microsystems, Inc. IT Consulting & Services | Chelmsford, MA

TEK Microsystems, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets field-programmable gate array based sensor I/O processing products. The company was founded by Andrew Reddig and Kirian Reddig in November 1981 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, MA.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Trusts & Funds | Pasadena, CA

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. is an urban office real estate investment trust. It engages in the ownership, operation, development, and redevelopment of life science and technology properties. The firm also provides a space for lease to the life science and technology industries, which are primarily located in AAA urban innovation cluster locations. The company was founded by Alan D. Gold, Gary A. Kreitzer, Joel S. Marcus, and Jerry M. Sudarsky in October 1994 and is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #47
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
Rank #50
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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