Dean Kamen

Founder at F. I. R. S. T.

Dean Kamen

Dean Kamen

Founder at F. I. R. S. T.

Overview
Career Highlights

Segway, Inc.
F. I. R. S. T.
Deka Research & Development Corp.

RelSci Relationships

1096

Primary Location

Bedford, NH, United States

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

04/05/1951

Age

68

Number of Awards

17

Relationships
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President, Secretary & Director at F. I. R. S. T.

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Founder at XCOM Labs, Inc.

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Executive Vice President at Deka Research & Development Corp.

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Founder Chairman at Argosy Foundation

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Director & Treasurer at F. I. R. S. T.

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Chief Executive Officer at ARINC, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Vice Chairman at Celularity, Inc.

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President at Center for Excellence in Education

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President at BAE Systems Advanced Information Technologies, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Two Sigma Investments LP

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Founder at F. I. R. S. T.
Education
Undergraduate Degree

Worcester Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. WPI's 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Memberships
Member
1997 - Current

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Career History
Founder
1999 - Current

Segway, Inc. develops, manufactures, distributes, and markets self-balancing and zero-emissions light electric transportation devices. It also provides zero-emissions personal transporters for indoor, sidewalk, cross-terrain, and patrol use, and PT accessories, such as cargo, lighting, parking, infokey, mats, travel, batteries, and apparel and collectibles. The company was founded by Dean L. Kamen in 1999 and is headquartered in Bedford, NH.

Founder
Current

US Foundation for Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Tech designs educational programs in science and technology. The firm designs accessible and innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education; and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills. The company was founded by Dean Kamen in 1989 and is headquartered in Manchester, NH.

Advisor
Current

Obvious Ventures makes early-stage investments primarily in the US based sustainable systems, people power and healthy living companies.

Boards & Committees
Trustee
Current

THROUGH ITS PROGRAMS, THE CENTER SEEKS HIGH ACHIEVING HIGH SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS FROM DIVERSE ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL BACKGROUNDS TO FURTHER DEVELOP THEIR MATHEMATICAL AND SCIENTIFIC SKILLS.

Trustee
Prior - 2014

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is an independent, non-profit, scientific research institute located in La Jolla, California. It was founded in 1960 by Jonas Salk, the developer of the polio vaccine; among the founding consultants were Jacob Bronowski and Francis Crick. Building did not start until spring of 1962. The institute consistently ranks among the top institutions in the US in terms of research output and quality in the life sciences

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2013

Boston University (most commonly referred to as BU) is a private research university located in Boston, Massachusetts. The university is nonsectarian, but is historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The university has more than 4,000 faculty members and 29,000 students,and is one of Boston's largest employers. It offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees, and medical and dental degrees through 18 schools and colleges on two urban campuses. The main campus is situated along the Charles River in Boston's Fenway-Kenmore and Allston neighborhoods, while the Boston University Medical Campus is in Boston's South End neighborhood. BU also operates 75 study abroad programs in over 33 cities in over 20 countries and has internship opportunities in 10 different countries (including the United States and abroad).

$1,000 +
2008

Boston University (most commonly referred to as BU) is a private research university located in Boston, Massachusetts. The university is nonsectarian, but is historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The university has more than 4,000 faculty members and 29,000 students,and is one of Boston's largest employers. It offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees, and medical and dental degrees through 18 schools and colleges on two urban campuses. The main campus is situated along the Charles River in Boston's Fenway-Kenmore and Allston neighborhoods, while the Boston University Medical Campus is in Boston's South End neighborhood. BU also operates 75 study abroad programs in over 33 cities in over 20 countries and has internship opportunities in 10 different countries (including the United States and abroad).

N/A
2008

US Foundation for Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Tech designs educational programs in science and technology. The firm designs accessible and innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education; and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills. The company was founded by Dean Kamen in 1989 and is headquartered in Manchester, NH.

Political Donations
$2,500
2011

Senior Director-Government Law & Policy Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

$5,000
2011

Mayor at Maui County Office of the Mayor, Linda Lingle

$2,400
2010

Former Senator from New Hampshire

Investments
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Segway, Inc. develops, manufactures, distributes, and markets self-balancing and zero-emissions light electric transportation devices. It also provides zero-emissions personal transporters for indoor, sidewalk, cross-terrain, and patrol use, and PT accessories, such as cargo, lighting, parking, infokey, mats, travel, batteries, and apparel and collectibles. The company was founded by Dean L. Kamen in 1999 and is headquartered in Bedford, NH.

Awards & Honors
2011
Franklin Institute - Benjamin Franklin Medal, Mechanical Engineering
2009
The University of Arizona
2009
Stevens Institute of Technology - Stevens Honor Award
Events
Speaker
Laguna Niguel, CA, United States
2013 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN

Speaker
Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel-Dana Point, CA
2013 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN

Speaker
Arusha, Tanzania
2007 TED Conference

TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate "ideas worth spreading." TED was founded in 1984 as a one-off event.[1] The annual conference began in 1990, in Monterey, California.[4] TED's early emphasis was technology and design, consistent with its origins in the Silicon Valley.

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