Adriaan is an Advisor and former Managing Director of engineering at Health2047 Inc., and former startup CEO for Akiri, Inc. He is a proven Silicon Valley executive with a track record founding, building and exiting breakthrough technology-based companies. Early, while at Bell Labs working on JPEG and MPEG compression standards, he taught computer architecture at Princeton University. Adriaan went on to found Bay Area successes including C-cube and Storm Technology, and subsequently joined Cadence Design as Sr VP WW Services, setting up the first virtual CAD work platform. He was CEO of SpinCircuit, a joint venture between Cadence and FLEX, an early internet marketplace for electronic components. He founded and chaired BMEYE BV, a cardiovascular medical device monitoring business, later sold to Edwards Life Sciences for venture returns. He was a founding partner of Pacific Technology Partners, a technology buyout firm with a focus on mobile broadband and founder of AllMobile, a seed-stage investment fund focusing on startups in the mobile, data and AI fields. Adriaan sits on the boards of multiple health and technology companies. He received his PhD in Computer Science from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.