Entrepreneurship, Design & Technology
Enos is a proprietorship by Pol Klein, trained and experienced in business, economics, design, spiritual psychology and engineering.
Pol is an economic innovation, ICT, media design, and enterprise development leader, offering best practice experience in firm-level assistance, entrepreneurship, business environment and economic competitiveness. He has developed markets worldwide and stimulated economic growth through linkages, partnerships, association building, business environment reform, and other best practices. He has also provided direct counseling, training and education to numerous organizations and private enterprises. For Mercy Corps in some of the most extreme conflicts and poverty stricken countries, Pol served as Director of Economic Development leading strategies in conflict poverty reduction, agricultural livelihoods, entrepreneurship and enterprise development. competitiveness.
In Antigua & Barbuda and Dominica, Pol led the USAID Caribbean Open Trade Support (COTS) Doing Business component where he managed a private sector development team. In Mauritius he served as a sector economist on a USAID project and conducted an assessment of the island country’s capacity to increase the number and size of enterprises in ICT, IT enabled services (ITES), and Business Process Management (BPM). In Romania Pol coordinated an enterprise competitiveness assessment and cross sector analysis for a USAID program in tourism, furniture, glassware and ceramics, textiles and ICT. In Armenia, Siberia and Azerbaijan he advised the Enterprise Incubator Foundation, Siberian Wood Processor’s Association, and the Azerbaijan Entrepreneurs Confederation on business incubation, cluster development, and association building. The programs were supported by USAID, UNDP, World Bank, TACIS, and Eurasia Foundation.
Trade & Investment
Previously, with UK Trade & Investment, Pol served as Vice Consul in charge of international SME trade development. Pol led high technology trade development services and also worked with numerous industry clusters such as rubber, chemicals, and transportation, and a network of business support providers. He conducted competitiveness and marketing training and education to over 75 SMEs, as well as to large corporations such as British Telecom. Pol developed cluster policy and executed industry initiatives in coordination with associations, venture capital firms, and governmental and non-governmental organizations.
Design, Advocacy & Communications
For Palladium, Pol served as Creative Director where he led the design and development of multimedia communications products used to advocate policy change and program funding for women, families, health, and the economy in over 25 developing countries worldwide. For Boston University, Center for Digital Imaging Arts, Pol served as Director of the Graphic & Web programs where he modernized the curriculum, improved teaching/hiring, and lectured on the latest in new media technology.
Pol also offers first-hand experience in the private sector. He has held enterprise leadership positions and has played an integral role in commercializing new products and developing new markets. As General Manager of worldwide sales for Tellabs/DSP Software, Pol launched several business units and developed markets for the company’s new products throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, including in emerging markets such as Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Brazil, South Africa, South Korea, and Taiwan. Through his numerous initiatives, he established partnerships and negotiated business with major international corporations such as Alcatel, AT&T, Cisco, GEC Plessey, Hitachi, Kyocera, Motorola, Samsung, Siemens, and Texas Instruments.
Pol is also an innovator in entrepreneurship development. For the CRDF Global, he architected and pioneered a breakthrough program in science and technology entrepreneurship (called STEP) in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova. This program uniquely required business partnerships for technology entrepreneurs to commercialize their technologies through microventures, funded through a competitive pitch competition process. For Beyond3, Pol architected a technology transition and commercialization program that accelerated technology business for 100 companies that had received over $89 million in government R&D investment, in the program’s first year.
Pol has benefitted by education from some of the premiere higher educational institutions in the world today. He has earned three (3) master degrees: MPA in international Economics from Harvard University, MSEE from Rutgers University in Communications Technology, and an MSP in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica. Pol also earned a certificate in Graphic & Web Design from Boston University, Center for Digital Imaging Arts and is a Reiki II practitioner, certified by George Washington University Center for Integrative Medicine.