Ken Berger is founder and president of LogX Technologies, based in New York and San Francisco, and has founded two companies that were successfully sold and mentored many more. LogX advises startups worldwide on raising Venture Capital and assists major VC firms in deal sourcing and conducting due diligence. LogX also assists in all stages of company formation, growth, and exit strategies, including facilitating sales, performing operations roles, and recruiting, drawing from its exceptionally wide network. Ken is a well-known technologist and author in the global mobile services, networking, and VoIP technologies fields. He brings to his clients a rare mix of emerging technology experience with business and finance acumen.
LogX started as a stock and options trading technology developer and was instrumental in building a platform that continues to threaten nasdaq and NYSE. The technology was sold to a major financial firm. Before starting LogX in 1999, Ken co-founded and served as President and later CTO of Interactive Web Concepts (IWC), an internet and mobility development and strategy provider. IWC was successfully acquired by 3Com before its Palm spinoff. Prior, Ken was a Senior Internet Software Developer at Hewlett-Packard before starting IWC in 1997, and was a computer industry consultant for years before that. He is a noted charismatic speaker (read: ham), writer, and technology evangelist, appearing frequently at industry events. Ken also co-runs the MIT/Stanford Venture Lab, an organization uniting tech companies from the two schools with the venture capital community, and also the Harvard Business School Alumni Association of Northern California, tapping an enormous network between these involvements.
Ken is also co-founder of BAWUG, the Bay Area Wireless Users Group, a ground-breaking wireless broadband community network whose work has been featured in extensive press coverage. BAWUG is a leading authority on WiMax and is working with Intel and carriers in Asia and Europe to develop their execution of related initiatives.
Ken holds degrees in Physics and Engineering from Cornell University, and in Business from Harvard Business School and Thunderbird.
He can be contacted at Ken.Berger at logxtech.com (replace ' at ' with @).