Gregor Berkowitz

Gregor Berkowitz

Co-Founder and President at MOTO

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Gregor A. Berkowitz co-founded MOTO Development Group, Inc. in 1991 and serves as its President. He leads MOTO’s services for startups and has driven key product development for startups including Pure Digital (Acquired by Cisco), Livescribe, Cepheid, Omnicell, SkyPilot.

He has over eighteen years experience working across Asia, creating successful development partnership with companies from Japan, to Taiwan, China, Malaysia and South Asia. His understanding of cultural context, influences, and values has helped MOTO establish a reputation for building long-term relationships and ongoing partnerships with Asian suppliers and clients. Berkowitz serves as Fund Advisor at Q Venture Partners. He serves on the Board of advisors for multiple startups including Twenty20 and JimmyJane.

Berkowitz authors the Design Review column for CNET, sharing insights into how and why form meets function in consumer electronics. Berkowitz holds six US and international patents in area including mechanism design and cloud computing. Berkowitz received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and contributed to research at both the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute (computer vision systems), and the Carnegie Mellon Engineering Design Research Institute (space vehicle design).