"We all have the power to move the humanity forward if we are driven by our purpose."
Naveen is an intensely curious entrepreneur who is not afraid to take on the audacious ideas that will push humanity forward. He is the author of the award-winning book Moonshots: Creating a World of Abundance. His current moonshot adventures are Viome and Moon Express. As a serial entrepreneur, he previously founded InfoSpace, Intelius and TalentWise.
Viome's singular mission is to "make illness optional." Viome has built an AI-driven platform that analyses the interaction between food, our microbiome and our human cells in order to develop precision nutrition to prevent and reverse chronic diseases.
Moon Express is the only company globally with permission to harvest resources from the moon - developing infrastructure needed to push humanity forward towards a tru multi-planetary society.
In addition to his current moonshots, he is the Vice-Chairman of the Board at Singularity University, where he focuses on educating and inspiring leaders to utilise innovative technologies to address humanity's greatest challenges. He is also on the Board of the XPRIZE Foundation, an organisation that uses incentivised prize competition to push the limits of what's possible - to change the world for the better.
Naveen has been the recipient of many honours for his entrepreneurial successes. These include: "Entrepreneur of the Year" by Fast Company, "Top 20 Entrepreneurs" & "Lifetime Achievement Award" for leadership by Red Herring. "Medal of Honour" by Ellis Island and "Top 50 Philanthropists" by Town & Country Magazine.