Michael Cohen
Michael Cohen is an accomplished executive with an extensive background in entrepreneurship and venture capital. Michael is currently an Investment Director with SAIC Capital, and responsible to SAIC Capital’s investments in Getaround, Vicarious and MetaWave. On behalf of SAIC Capital, Michael is focused on investments in the autonomous driving (software and sensors), connected vehicles, artificial intelligence, financial technology and disruptive business models sectors. SAIC Capital is the venture capital investment arm of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation – the 45th largest company in the world and the largest automotive group in China.

Michael also served as a Managing Director and the Chairman of the Investment Committee of Venovate Marketplace, Inc. Michael was previously the Managing Principal for Global Crossing Ventures, the founder of Advanced Data Centers, and the founder of Industry Ventures Acquisition Fund (Aperture). Michael was also associated with CIBC Oppenheimer’s Technology Investment Banking Group where he completed over $1 billion of transactions, and as a Senior Consultant for KPMG. Michael has an MS in Management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, and a BA from Connecticut College.