Engineering the Next Generation of Medicine

Alan Perlstein, Executive Director and CEO, Mid-West Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC)

Thursday, May 5th
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Room 7970

Presentation Synopsis

Alan Perlstein

Alan Perlstein

Alan Perlstein is the Mid-West Energy Research Consortium’s (M-WERC) Executive Director and CEO. Mr. Perlstein was a founder of the organization and its first Chairperson and also maintains the title Chairperson Emeritus on the Board’ Executive Committee.

Mr. Perlstein draws upon 35 years of experience in ship building, power electronics, design development and program management for navy nuclear, ship controls, propulsion, and power distribution technology programs. He has a successful track record for deployment of new technologies affordably and on schedule as the former VP and GM of DRS Power & Control Technologies Inc.

Mr. Perlstein has worked extensively at building effective Public Private partnerships. His leadership has been recognized on the boards of the North West Side Community Development Corporation, the Milwaukee Work Force Investment Board, the Manufacturing Diversity Institute and as a founding member of M-WERC. He is recognized as a passionate proponent for economic growth and work force development for Milwaukee and the surrounding regions.
Mr. Perlstein is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University, with a Masters in Business Administration. He attended American University, with a Bachelor of Science and Honors graduate in Economics.