Nitin is the CEO of Mobile Doorman, a former Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company and Board of Trustees Member at the Naperville Public Library. He advises Company Boards, CEOs and BU heads on product strategy, growth and operations. He also has multiple US patents (5) for design and development of mobile, wireless and networking technology including a patent to extend smartphone battery life. Nitin holds a masters in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA in Marketing & Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
At their annual developer conference last week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai gave a demo of Google duplex: AI voice technology which – when used with Google assistance – can make phone calls for us to book appointments and reservations.
Over thanksgiving break, Apple made news for getting a patent on a foldable display. As per the patent, such a display can be ‘opened and closed’ like a book. Turns out, if this patent makes its way into a phone, we could have a foldable phone too.
One of the highlights of SXSW this past week was a cool 3D printer capable of creating a $4,000 3D printed house in 12-24 hours, a fraction of the time it takes for new construction. Creators of the printer plan to use it build a community of 100 homes for residents in El Salvador next year. Click here to watch a cool video of the 3D printer printing the home.
Being first to market is one of the most important criteria companies use to measure success of groundbreaking products. But is it really that important? Or is there perhaps something else that may be more so?