Ian Bergman is a Partner at Alchemist Accelerator, the premier venture-backed accelerator dedicated to enterprise startups. As Managing Director of AlchemistX, the company’s corporate and government services division, Ian is responsible for incubation, acceleration, market entry and venture creation programs in partnership with organizations around the world.
Ian joined Alchemist from Microsoft, where as head of the Microsoft for Startups field organization he was responsible for engaging and supporting startup ecosystems globally. A self-described general purpose nerd, his career has encompassed productivity SaaS, operating systems, hardware, and co-founding a successful web journalism startup.
Ian is an investor, advisor, and proponent of strong startup ecosystems worldwide, and loves rolling up his sleeves and digging in on whatever problem is fascinating someone today.