NewWorld Capital Group
Louis (Lou) Schick, Partner & CTO, co-founded NewWorld in June 2009. Before NewWorld, he was an independent consultant specializing in business applications of environmental technologies. Mr. Schick spent 8 years at General Electric, mainly at Corporate Research. He began as a product service engineer supporting installation and repair of gas turbine power plants worldwide. Subsequently, his senior roles included leading evaluation of Disruptive Technologies for GE Energy. He functioned as developer and head of GE’s solid oxide fuel cell program, and Master Black Belt focusing on low-carbon technologies. In his role as head of the solid oxide fuel cell program, he led a team with more than 100 scientists and researchers in five facilities and participated in strategic partnership negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, and government relations. Lou Schick graduated cum laude with a BS in Physics and Phi Beta Kappa from Union College and holds an MS in Physics from Cornell University. Lou is now part time at NewWorld and is also active with Qomo Capital. He also does independent consulting engagements with investment firms and companies to help with diligence, deal execution, project and portfolio company operations and asset management. He offers special expertise in facilitation and strategic planning. Enjoys engagements with accelerators, incubators and academic institutions in roles related to mentoring, strategic planning. Actively mentoring several startups with support in developing value story, messaging, customer and funder relationships, hiring and operations. Co-Developed and taught Disruptive Technologies Course and Union with my friend and colleague Mike Bowman. Frequent guest speaker in entrepreneurship classes. Very interested in developing longer term relationship with University to work with students and entrepreneurs and share some of my distinctive experience and learnings. Participated in NAS committee evaluating ARPAe. Participated in panel hosted at NAS with GAO on transformative innovation. Participating as member of NASEM CCI advisory panel.
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