Wolf Kohn, Founder and Chief Scientist
Dr. Kohn is a distinguished mathematician, scientist, and technological pioneer. He is the cocreator of the mathematical foundations and computational technologies for multiple-agent hybrid control theory, which forms the foundation for Clearsight products. Dr. Kohn was a member of the General Motors team that designed the first computer control for automobile engines, and he pioneered the development of declarative control theory and technology with applications in avionics, air traffic control, robotics, and intelligent manufacturing.
During Dr. Kohn's distinguished career, he has held key technical and scientific positions with leading organizations such as General Motors, Lockheed Corporation, NASA Johnson Space Center, and Boeing Computer Services (BCS). He has won a number of awards, including the Robert E. Gross Award for Technical Excellence from Lockheed, Technical Person of the Year from Clear Lake Technical Societies, numerous technical awards for his work at NASA, and Engineer of the Year while at BCS.
Dr. Kohn is the author of more than 100 papers and two books, and he holds two patents with additional patents pending. He holds a master's degree and PhD in electrical engineering and computer science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition to his duties as chief scientist for Clearsight Systems Inc., he has an affiliate faculty appointment at the University of Washington, Department of Industrial Engineering, where he teaches courses in the field of enterprise control.