George Cogan joined the Exploratorium Board of Trustees in 1997, served as its Chair from 2007–2018, and continues to serve as an active member of the Board. He works as a partner at Bain & Company in its Silicon Valley office where he is head of Bain’s global technology practice. With more than 25 years of management consulting experience, George has led major client relationships in strategy development and organization restructuring for numerous international corporations. He has a broad range of experience in technology-driven businesses including semiconductor components, computer hardware, storage and other peripherals, software, information services, and telecommunications. His functional expertise includes corporate and divisional strategy, marketing strategy, new product and new business development, sales force and channel effectiveness, customer loyalty, and organizational design. He earned an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He graduated from Harvard College with an AB in physics with honors. He is married to Fannie Allen and they have three children.
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