Vice President of Business Development & Director – Cooper Perkins
Dr. Kim B. Blair is Vice President of Business Development and the director of the Cooper Perkins, Inc. sports engineering practice group and the founding Director of the Sports Innovation Program at MIT. Enabling innovation at the intersection of technology and sports, Kim has extensive experience utilizing advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of the sporting experience, leading the development of new products as well as technologies for sport performance analyses from early formulation of product concepts to final prototype design and testing. His professional affiliations include serving as President of the International Sports Engineering Association, a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, and on the scientific committees of The Engineering of Sport Conference and the Asia Pacific Conference on Sports Technology. He is the co-founder and director of the Better Golf Through Technology conference series, an advisor to Motus Corporation (iClub), and past member of the academic advisory panel for the Golf Digest Hot List.