CEO, E7 Ventures / Cofounder, IOTA Foundation
David Cohen is co-founder of the IOTA Foundation, whose token (ticker: IOTA) reached a $1.7-billion market cap its first day of trading. One of his companies, E7 Ventures, provides strategic advisory and investment services for a broad range of smart-system implementations including smart infrastructure, e-mobility, internet-of-things (IoT), and fog computing—using artificial intelligence, machine-to-machine communications, peer-to-peer networks, blockchain, DAG, cryptocurrency, and cybersecurity. Cohen has participated as a co-founder, founder, consultant, or CEO to multimillion-dollar ventures all over the world, and has developed and commercialized over 20 enterprise-software products. He developed the smart-grid industry’s first end-to-end, managed-services, machine-to-machine software and cloud-computing platform for smart-city solar microgrids and infrastructures. He directed strategy for what became the largest electric-vehicle charging-services company in the world, and pioneered “the GridEdge” that unlocked a multi-billion dollar SoftGrid market. His solutions have also been and will be deployed in Global Command and Control Centers all over the world.