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Eugene Fitzgerald

Eugene Fitzgerald

CEO and Director, MIT Research Enterprise Singapore (SMART) Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Eugene Fitzgerald is CEO of SMART, MIT’s Research Enterprise in Singapore. His research work resulted in the discovery of high mobility strained silicon, the basis of the founding of his first company.

He is a practicing researcher, serial innovator, and entrepreneur. He has founded or co-founded seven enterprises. His latest venture is New Silicon Corporation, a Singapore venture co-founded with colleagues in the SMART Low Energy Electronic Systems program.

He is a co-author of the book “Inside Real Innovation”. He received his undergraduate degree from MIT in 1985 and his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1989.

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