Neil Sogard

Director, Global & Industry Summits

Neil serves as Director of Singularity University's Industry Summits and our flagship event - the SU Global Summit, and leads the marketing strategies supporting SU's full collection of domestic and international Summits. He enjoys the challenge of delivering transformational experiences to those looking to use exponential technology to better serve their businesses and the world around them. 

In addition to his work planning, promoting, and producing once in a lifetime Summit experiences, Neil developed and leads our Global Grand Challenge Awards program, which brings together our Faculty, partners, and development organizations to recognize the world's most exciting impact tech startups, striving to solve our Global Grand Challenges. 

Neil applies the skills and lessons learned from creating and marketing unforgettable experiences to his work at SU, gained early in his career at Walt Disney World, and then further refined as a marketing leader at some of the world’s greatest destination ski resorts. He developed an interest and understanding of startups, entrepreneurial finance, and social impact while earning his MBA at Boston College.