Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell University
Felix Litvinsky is a Managing Director of Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell University. Blackstone LaunchPad is an experiential university wide entrepreneurship program offering coaching, ideation and venture creation support to students, alumni, staff and faculty.
Felix Litvinsky is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Abakama, an enterprise, which specializes in entrepreneurship, due diligence, innovation, and strategy.
Felix is a mentor at Techstars and mentor and advisor at Princeton University's Keller Center. He is a Founder of The IoT Partners, an IoT ecosystem initiative focusing on enabling IoT across verticals.
Felix was a Co-founder and a Managing Partner of Minority Venture Partners (MVP), a business acceleration company whose mission is to increase and expand Minority and Women Business Enterprise participation in emerging technology sectors throughout New York City and the Tri-state Area.
Earlier, Felix was the VP of Business Development at ARC International (LSE: ARK.L). Prior to ARC, he was the co-founder and CEO of Alarity Corporation (acquired by ARC International, now Synopsys), a company specializing in multimedia IP. Under Felix’s stewardship, Alarity became a trusted strategic partner to many “Tier 1” OEM and ODM customers.
Felix is a seasoned international technology entrepreneur and is an active member of various angel investor groups. He has held executive & management positions in business development, technology, and strategy at international companies. Felix was instrumental in launching technology startups and developing new markets. Felix has been a speaker at various international and local industry events. He is an advisor/mentor to startup companies worldwide.