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Mary Lou Jepsen

Founder & Chairman
at
Openwater

Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen is the founder of Openwater whose goal is a wearable with MRI resolution. Previously she was executive director of engineering at Facebook & Oculus, head of the display division at Google[x] and CTO of the Display Division at Intel as well as a founder of 4 startups including One Laptop per Child where she was CTO, chief architect and delivered to mass production the $100 laptop. Her startup CEO experience includes the world’s only fabless display screen company which was based in Taipei. She has been a professor at MIT and is an inventor on over 100 published or issued patents. She has been recognized with many awards including TIME magazine’s “Time 100” as one of the 100 most influential people in the world and as a CNN top 10 thinker.

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