• Brian Sager

    Serial Entrepreneur and CEO & Co-Founder of Omnity

    Brian Sager is a serial entrepreneur whose current venture, Ominity, finds shared meaning between documents by detecting similar patterns of shared rare words – a mathematical approach that transcends the limitations of link-based document discovery on the web. Omnity works in over 100 languages and their customers include Fortune 100 companies in Energy, Materials, Oil and Gas, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals.

    Prior to this, Sager founded Nanosolar, a solar panel manufacturing company, where for over ten years he served in roles including R&D strategy, product development, intellectual property management, corporate finance, government affairs, and sales. Under his direction, Nanosolar received more than $116 million in Federal and state support. Nanosolar has received more than $600 million in total funding. He also founded two record labels in areas of electronic (sonatronic.com) and classical (newclassical.com) music and holds more than a 100 issued and pending patents for inventions ranging from computational linguistic methods to nanoscale material science.

    Previously he led a biotechnology practice at Ernst & Young where he advised on corporate finance issues, R&D portfolio management, M&A, and IP licensing. Sager has a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Stanford University where he was a NSF Fellow and was a Whitney Fellow at MIT and Harvard. He is also a composer of symphonic and electronic music, available on iTunes.

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