Meet AWAI-Trained Writer:
Karel Jan Kosman
Author, Publisher, General Partner in Quires Investments RLLLP.
A Master of Electronic Engineering by background, Karel Jan Kosman brings to AWAI a fifteen-year experience in emerging technologies followed by fifteen years in venture capital.
Launching his career with Bell Canada, Karel took advantage of post-graduate coursework in Communications, Teamwork, and Project Management. He wrote technology assessment papers, product development proposals, and progress reports.
After ten years with Bell Canada, Karel Jan Kosman founded Raycom Systems Inc, a venture riding the nascent wave of fiber optics. He focused on building relationships with industry leaders such as Dupont, 3M, and IBM.
Karel's VC projects required diligent communications with their sponsors and co-investors, such as the USAID and the EBRD. He wrote investment memoranda and financial reports, including Excel what-if modelling and data visualization.