Mr. Segerson has an extensive professional background in domestic and international innovation, entrepreneurship, foreign direct investment (FDI), joint ventures, intellectual property commercialization, business development, and internationalization. His direct experience in sustainable economic development, through the creation and support of public-private partnerships (P3), is demonstrated through his successful development and implementation of business incubators and accelerators throughout the Northern Virginia (USA) region. Mr. Segerson also served in senior leadership positions within large domestic and international information technology operations in both corporate and higher education environments.
Mr. Segerson, a global leader in the development of public/private partnerships supporting business, government, and university ecosystems, is CEO of P3 Innovation Strategies, LLC (www.p3innovate.com) and also serves as President of ipCrossing, LLC (www.ipcrossing.com). Prior, he served as the AVP for Economic Development at George Mason University and Executive Director of the Mason Enterprise Center providing professional business assistance services, training, and workforce development to 15,000 entrepreneurs each year from 31 different physical locations across Virginia.
Born in Madrid, Spain, Mr. Segerson soon relocated and was raised in the mid-western section of the United States; lived and worked in Houston, Texas and now resides and works in the Washington, D.C. regional metropolitan area. Mr. Segerson received his BBA degree in Marketing & Management from Ohio University and went on to receive graduate degrees from Houston Baptist University (MS in Computer Science Management) and George Mason University (MS in Information Technology Management). He proudly serves on several community service organizations including the Loudoun County Economic Development Advisory Commission, Loudoun County Housing Advisory Board, Northern Virginia Salvation Army Board of Advisors, Manassas Center for the Arts Board, and the Technopolicy Network. He also actively supports The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation’s high school health care sector educational programs.
Mr. Segerson is frequently asked to speak at professional events and conferences and has extensive work experience throughout much of the world (Central and Eastern Europe, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Malaysia, Canada, Spain, Vietnam, China, Russia, South Korea, Japan, Mexico, India and Chile). In his spare time, he enjoys boating on the Chesapeake Bay, hiking, concert performances, art and cultural activities, and valued time with his wife and family.