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2013 Speakers

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Naser Partovi

Naser Partovi

Founder and CEO of Sanitas Inc.

Naser is Founder and CEO of Sanitas Inc., a startup company focused on developing outpatient management software for patients with chronic conditions.

Naser is also President of Salzburg Investments Inc. focusing on investment opportunities.

Naser was President and CEO of SKY MobileMedia, a leading provider of multimedia applications software for cellular handsets and new generation of connected multi-media devices.

Prior to joining SKY MobileMedia, Naser was Managing Director with San Diego based Enterprise Partners Venture Capital (EPVC). Naser joined EPVC in 2000 with an investment focus in Networking and Media Communications. He invested in and was on the Board of Directors of: Ascendent Systems (acquired by RIM), DragonWave (DWI.TO), NP Photonics, Quorum Systems (acquired by Spreadtrum, SPRD), ReliOn, GoBeam (acquired by Covad), WIDCOMM (acquired by Broadcom), Gigabit Optics (acquired by Oplink), and SKY MobileMedia. He also invested in Tarari which was acquired by LSI Logic.

Naser was Chairman of CommNexus, a non-profit network of hi-tech companies in San Diego during 2006-2007 and a member of the board of directors of CommNexus during 2001-2007. Naser was a member of the La Jolla Music Society Board of Directors from 2001 to 2006.

Naser has over 20 years of management, corporate development, and operating experience. Prior to joining EPVC, Naser was Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Nortel’s Optical Networks where he was responsible for M&A and partnerships. Naser invested in a number of startup companies and was on the board of directors of Avici and AirFiber.

Naser started his career at Bell-Northern Research doing research in image processing, character recognition, speech recognition, and video compression.

Naser graduated from Canada’s McGill University with a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering.



  • 02 oct
    Wednesday, October 2
    Opening Dinner and Headline Interviews
  • 03 oct
    Thursday, October 3
    Full Day of Programming, Lab Tours
    and Evening Event
  • 04 oct
    Friday, October 4
    Half-Day of Programming, Lunch, and
    Lab Tours

The Locations

La Jolla, California

Scripps Seaside Forum
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Find a Hotel

The Atlantic and UC San Diego have negotiated a discounted rate for our attendees at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club and will run a shuttle from the property to our various event venues. When calling for a reservation, please reference “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific”.

La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club
2000 Spindrift Drive
La Jolla, CA
(888) 828-0948
http://www.ljbtc.com/

For a list of other hotels in the area,
please click here.


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