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Faculty Profile: Mitch Tyson

Mitch Tyson

Adjunct Professor in the Brandeis International Business School

Innovation ecosystems, clean energy, start-ups, entrepreneurship, corporate sustainability, customer discovery, public/private partnerships, strategy development, advanced manufacturing, corporate values.

Mitch Tyson is an experienced high tech executive and entrepreneur. He serves on a number of corporate, non-profit, and governmental advisory boards. He lectures on clean energy, sustainability, entrepreneurship, innovation, management, and the triple bottom line and mentors early stage companies and entrepreneurs.

Current positions include:

Board Member - Photronics (NASD:PLAB)
Board Member - Big Belly Solar
Board Member - 7AC
Board Member - LECT

Founding Partner - Great Dome Associates (consulting)

Partner - Clean Energy Venture Group (angel investing)
Venture Partner - Clean Energy Ventures (VC)

Non-Profits and Trade Associations-
Chair and Co-founder of the Northeast Clean Energy Council (trade association)
Advisory Board Member - Clean Tech Open (accelerator)
Chair of the Venture Cafe Foundation (innovation community building)
Board Member - Greentown Labs (incubator)
Board Member - Acadia Center (policy research and advocacy)
Board Member - New England Israel Business Council (trade association)

Government -
Former Member of the Board and Executive Committee - Mass Technology Collaborative (quasi-public state agency)
Member of the BOD - Innovation Institute
Member of Massport Security Advisory Committee - (advisory committee)

Academic Activities-
Adjunct Professor - International Business School, Brandeis University

Academic Background-
MIT BS Physics
MIT MS Nuclear Engineering
MIT MS Political Science

CEO of PRI Automation (PRIA)
Interim CEO of AmberWave Systems
CEO of Advanced Electron Beams
Legislative Assistant for Energy and Technology Policy to US Senator Paul Tsongas

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.Sc.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S.