Euan Robertson Joins Simons Foundation As Chief Operating Officer
The Simons Foundation is pleased to announce that in April Euan Robertson joined its leadership team as the foundation’s first chief operating officer (COO). As COO, Robertson will be responsible for the foundation’s operational and administrative functions.
Euan comes to the foundation from Columbia University, where he advised senior faculty and administrators on issues of entrepreneurship, innovation, tech transfer, and real estate development.
Prior to Columbia, Euan served in a variety of senior economic development roles under both the Bloomberg and de Blasio administrations, most recently as chief operating officer of the New York City Economic Development Corporation. During his time in city government, he focused particularly on projects designed to grow the New York City tech economy and strengthen relationships between research institutions and industry...