Mr. Philip O'Connor is a Co-Founder of Blackhorn Ventures and serves as its Managing Partner. He Co-Founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at PAX Pure. He also serves as Board Member at Latent AI. He led the company from early prototyping and seed financing, to securing a large strategic partner for an in-field pilot treatment plant. He is a Co-Founder of Pax Scientific. For the past five years Philip has been an investor and advisor focusing on water technology, energy, and bioscience. Philip's interest in early-stage ventures started with his appreciation for the natural world. This grew with his first job out of college, working at The Biomimicry Institute in Montana, which helped team engineers with biologists to create the next generation of clean technologies. Philip has a diverse educational background, which includes studies in America, England, Switzerland, China and New Zealand and an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School.