Logan Williams has established himself as one of new Zealand’s foremost entrepreneurs & inventors. His unique ability to tackle complex problems going from an idea to a revolutionary product in six months, truly sets him apart as a global innovator.
With a successful track record of five revolutionary multimillion dollar inventions - Logan has now transitioned to venture capitalism investing in a diverse portfolio of start-ups.
In 2019 Logan was appointed as the Director of Technology & Innovation at the New Zealand Merino company, where he is helping to lead the organisation into developing a range of international brands across a range of industries.
Logan’s background makes for a compelling presentation, which will give your audience the tools they need to execute ambitious projects and change the world.
To date, Logan is credited with inventing the polarized contact lens as a preventative treatment for photosensitive epilepsy which was acquired at the beginning of 2017 by an international pharmaceutical company. This technology has empowered sufferers worldwide to live a normal life free of the ongoing fear of a life-threatening epileptic fit.
Logan is also credited with inventing the novel method to turn Didymo ‘Rock Snot’ the pest algae destroying New Zealand’s rivers, into materials. In recognition of this invention Logan was the subject of a documentary entitled “What Logan Did” and was showcased in the Air New Zealand Kia Ora Magazine. This invention was successfully sold in 2018.
Following these inventions Logan joined Fonterra’s Head Research & Development Centre where he worked on the sustainability portfolio producing an invention to significantly reduce methane on-farm.
Logan’s inspiring story, traversing unknown territory at the forefront of innovation enables every audience member to leave his presentation inspired, and motivated to change the world.
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