YASSER ANSARI

Yasser Ansari is chief strategist at SoftFacade, a leading design and engineering firm based in NYC. He is also the co-founder and chief leaf of Project Noah, an award-winning community for wildlife exploration and education. He studied molecular biology at U.C. San Diego and spent time researching plant genomics before moving into the wireless industry where he helped build products for companies including Kyocera, Qualcomm, and Peek. He earned his Master’s degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) where he is currently adjunct faculty. He holds several technology patents and likes frogs.