Mentors

Sonny Vu

Husband, father, optimist, and believer. Founder of Misfit, makers of beautiful wearable and smart home products, including Shine and Flash (activity & sleep monitors) and Bolt, a color-changing smart bulb.

Previously: Founder of AgaMatrix, makers of the world’s first iPhone-connected hardware medical device, 15+ other FDA-cleared products; Founder of Firespout, makers of machine learning-assisted natural language processing tech; Microsoft Research machine learning / NLP.

UIUC Math BS & Linguistics BA, MIT linguistics PhD work w/ Noam Chomsky. Knows some interesting languages and is a patron of good design. Longing to make 10x solutions for big problems and building a company that matters.

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