Almaz Nanjappa is a Silicon Valley veteran, who has been working with mobile technology since its inception. Almaz led the Electronic-Paper initiatives for Barnes & Noble's NOOK project as the Lead Architect. He was also the Lead Computer Scientist (Project Lead) for the Mobile Client team at Adobe Systems where he pioneered several initiatives working with mobile giants like Qualcomm, T-Mobile, Nokia and Research In Motion. His software development expertise comprises 17 years of industry experience building high-profile consumer electronics applications, desktop software and embedded systems applications across many industry verticals such as Retail, IoT, AR/VR, Wearables, etc.
Almaz is a limited Partner at the Seraph Group, an early stage Venture firm, and is a Mentor at the International Accelerator. He holds a degree in Computer Science and Math from University of Wisconsin-Madison.