Amir Banifatemi

MANAGING PARTNER, K5 VENTURES

Entrepreneur, investor … co-founded, corun with Ray Chan … K5 takes stake … healthcare, predictive technology, IoT, AI … 100+ investments … startup accelerator K5Launch … former president, TCA (see Hicham Semaan, Grant Van Cleve) … leads IBM Watson AI XPrize, joined 2016 … $5M challenge, 150 teams, 20 countries … TEDx LA work … M.S., engineering, MBA, doctoral work, all in France