Micah Kotch serves as the Managing Director of URBAN-X by MINI and Urban Us. URBAN-X is the accelerator for startups reimagining city life. Before joining URBAN-X, Micah served as the Director of NY Prize and Strategic Advisor for Innovation at NYSERDA. At the NYU Tandon School of Engineering Micah served as Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, where he launched NYC’s first sponsored tech incubator and the Urban Future Lab – helping emerging companies address climate, energy and resiliency opportunities. Micah has a track record of delivering results for utilities, government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions and startups. He is a core national faculty member for the National Science Foundation’s i-CORPS program which focuses on commercializing federally-funded research. Micah is a Brooklyn native (where he lives with his family) and a proud board member for Green City Force.