Kieran Furlong

Position title: Senior Fellow

Kieran Furlong (MBA, Stanford University; B.Eng. Chemical, University College Dublin) is a Senior Fellow with COWS and has extensive experience in the fields of renewable energy, agriculture, innovation and venture capital. Previously he was a partner in the Ireland Agtech Fund with Finistere Ventures, has worked in numerous start-ups in the sustainability space, and spent the early part of his career in the global chemical industry. Kieran has mentored on-campus innovators in his role at Discovery to Product at UW-Madison. He is focused on the water-food-energy nexus and its importance to sustainable and equitable development. Kieran also serves his local community of Middleton, WI as a member of the Community Development Association and on the board of the Education Foundation of his local school district.