Micah Kotch serves as 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 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 startups address mobility, climate, energy and resiliency opportunities. He is a core national faculty member for the National Science Foundation’s i-CORPS program which commercializes federally-funded research. A Brooklyn native (where he lives with his family), he is a proud board member for Green City Force, an AmeriCorps program that engages young adults from low income communities in national service.