Vice President & Director of Operations
Zack is a Vice President and Director of Operations with Lux Capital, based in the Firm's New York headquarters. Zack has been working with Lux since 2006, focusing on marketing, operations, and investments within energy, novel materials, and technologies at the intersection of the digital and physical worlds. Zack has worked extensively with a number of Lux portfolio companies including Transphorm, Kurion, and Siluria.
Before joining Lux, Zack worked as an expedition photographer on the Colorado Plateau. He received his B.S. cum laude from Cornell University's College of Engineering, where he developed his own curriculum to study materials science engineering and business entrepreneurship. He also completed his M.B.A. at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management after being chosen for a highly selective dual-degree program. Zack is a regular contributing editor for Forbes and has been an invited speaker and guest lecturer at Cornell University, Drexel University, and the University of Pennsylvania.
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We invest in what matters, launching companies that can change the world while offering the potential for extraordinary investment returns: from cancer therapies, to petroleum replacements, to new vaccines. We are indifferent to short-term vicissitudes and market volatility, and long on human ingenuity. The ingredients we help assemble are big breakthroughs, passionate entrepreneurs, transformative technologies, and massive markets.
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