Being an entrepreneur is the best job one can have. You can set your own course, make something new, create livelihoods for others, benefit your community, and make yourself rich. If you can do all this with passion and integrity, you will make the world a brighter place.
Tim is the Founder and CEO of Cambridge Innovation Center, the largest facility in the US dedicated to housing early stage technology businesses. Tim serves on the boards of several private companies, including Lumidigm, Inc., a biometric sensor technology company. He has particular interest in consumer-oriented mass-market companies. Currently he serves on the Board of Directors for the New England Venture Capital Association. In February 2009 Tim was elected to lead the Kendall Square Association an organization which works to strengthen Cambridge, Massachusetts’s science and technology cluster. Prior to his current roles, Tim was a Manager with the Boston Consulting Group in Boston and an analyst with the Mitsubishi Research Institute in Tokyo. While a graduate student at MIT in 1994, Tim co-led the student group that coordinated the first international conference on the World Wide Web at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.
Amherst College, B.A.,
MIT Sloan School of Management, M.B.A.
Spending time with his three kids, biking, frisbee, archery, overseas travel, foreign languages (in addition to his native tongue Tim speaks Japanese, Spanish, and basic Mandarin Chinese), enjoying foreign cuisines, reading.
Investing interests include consumer-facing technologies for improved safety, convenience and sustainability. Other professional interests include supporting entrepreneurship through better innovation infrastructure, such as places for entrepreneurs to work, meet, and find capital resources.
- Lumidigm Board Member