Tim Rowe is the Founder and CEO of the Cambridge Innovation Center. CIC houses over 450 startup technology companies, and is perhaps the densest collection of startups anywhere in the world. Over 1,000 companies have gotten their start at CIC, and venture capitalists have invested over $1.9B in these companies to date. Rowe is also a Founder of New Atlantic Ventures, a $120M early stage venture fund. He is also the founder of the Venture Cafe Foundation dedicated to promoting connections among entrepreneurs through a weekly networking gathering; and chairman of Lab|Central, a shared wet laboratory space. Rowe's past work includes the Boston Consulting Group in Boston, Madrid, Tokyo, and Singapore.