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Co-Founder & Vice President of Strategic Partnerships | MassRobotics
Fady Saad is the Co-Founder and Vice President of Strategic Partnerships of MassRobotics an innovation hub, collaborative workspace and laboratory for robotics startups located in Boston’s Seaport Innovation District. He also advises Rewired AI Studio on investment of their $100 million fund. Previously, he was the strategy, research & business development director of Vecna Technologies where he supported the development of the company’s robotics R&D strategy, funding and commercialization activities. Saad was also the co-founder and strategist behind ePowerhouse’s business model, go-to-market strategy, and customer acquisitions. He is a System Design & Management Fellow at MIT and focuses on designing and modeling startups as adaptive complex systems, and understanding the effect of entrepreneurship ecosystems on these startups’ viability. Before joining MIT, Fady was a Regional Manager of Nokia Siemens Networks in North Africa and Europe where he led and managed multimillion-euro acquisitions and bids. Fady has been a frequent speaker, advisor, judge, panelist and mentor in multiple entrepreneurship organizations and events, and authored numerous articles on investing and innovation. Fady has an educational background in complex systems, management, industrial engineering and design.