Career History

CEO, Ignition Ventures; Writer for Newsweek, Science, Technology Review, and Harvard Business Review; Researcher; Management Consultant, United Nations in Geneva; Assistant Director of a non-profit environmental organization in Washington D.C.


M.B.A., the MIT Sloan School

M.Phil. in Plant Sciences, Cambridge University as a Herschel Smith Harvard Scholar

A.B., magna cum laude, Harvard University

Awards & Accomplishments

World Economic Forum 100 Top “Global Leaders for Tomorrow”

Boston Business Journal and Boston Business Forward Top “40 Under 40”

Community Involvement

Instructor at the Swedish Mgruppen Program, an executive MBA off-shoot of the Stockholm School for Economics


Kerri Forrest