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Petros Kotidis, PhD

Senior Commercialization Advisor

Dr. Petros Kotidis is a Senior Commercialization Advisor at NobleReach Foundation. Dr. Kotidis has been in the high-tech industry for more than 30 years and has commercialized numerous technologies in the energy, materials, artificial intelligence, photonics, safety and security, sensors, and life sciences markets.

Most recently, as president of Miracor Consulting, he advised large and small high-tech companies in technology commercialization, raising capital, and expansion into new markets. Prior to that, he served as the CEO of Block Engineering, a leader in AI-driven, laser-based chemical analysis systems.

Before that, he was the VP of Business Development at Axsun Technologies, an optical microelectromechanical systems company. He joined Axsun from Nortel Networks, a leading optical telecommunications company, where he led strategic acquisitions and corporate investments. He also worked at Textron Systems, a defense manufacturer of smart weapons, industrial sensors, and optical systems, where he was responsible for the development and market introduction of new optoelectronic products.

Dr. Kotidis has PhD and MS degrees in aeronautics from MIT with a minor from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, and bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. He has been awarded 26 patents for various optoelectronic and algorithmic inventions.