Speaker profile

Ken Forster

Managing Director - Momenta Partners

Ken Forster is a Digital Industry veteran, having built ‘connected’ products, services and businesses in the manufacturing, retail, consumer goods and agriculture sectors for over 30 years. An engineer by training, a strategist by vocation, and a marketer by heart, Ken has a multidisciplinary and multicultural background.

An early leader in open architecture control systems, Ken’s early work includes Lockheed’s ‘Factory of the Future’. He subsequently joined Wonderware, and later cofounded ObjectAutomation, before taking senior technology leadership roles at Syngenta, Coca-Cola and Philip Morris.

In 2012, Ken founded Momenta, the leading Digital Industry venture capital firm accelerating deeptech innovators across energy, manufacturing, smart spaces, and supply chain. For nearly a decade, Momenta’s team of deep industry operators have helped scale industry innovators, deploying their capital alongside their award-winning executive search and strategic advisory.