Ken Rother

Ken-RotherKen is the Director of Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, as well as its Hardware Entrepreneurship program. He is the Managing Director of Cornell’s eLab student accelerator program, teaches entrepreneurship at the Johnson School, instructs and coaches in several technology commercialization programs including NSF I-Corps, and is a Venture partner at Cayuga Venture Fund. Ken has held multiple senior business and technical positions for organizations such as Discovery communications, Reuters, Matrox, and the Toronto Stock Exchange. He has direct startup experience having co-founded a software business in Toronto and joining an early-stage online media business in New York; both of these startups concluded with successful exits. Most recently, Ken was the Senior Vice President of Digital Media at Discovery.