- From Earth to Mars and Back Again: Using Deep Tech to Solve Energy Challenges – May 31, 1:45 pm
George Damian is a design strategist working at the intersection of creative and technical fields to help founders better understand, articulate and launch their ideas. Having worked on some of the world’s largest industrial projects as an energy industry executive, George pivoted into the startup world in 2017, first as a business coach and later as co-founder of a direct to consumer sports supplement brand. He currently serves as a strategic advisor to a host of deep tech founders and as an MBA instructor in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. Through his work with Creative Destruction Lab and Movement51, he has designed programming to help nurture promising startups. As an investor he seeks to champion under-represented founders, helping them scale their companies with confidence.