Saman is a passionate supporter of early- stage startups. He has built three companies in the areas of e-commerce, IP television, and logistics management, and faced the challenges of building, focusing, and scaling a company. His latest venture, Comet Labs, is both a venture capital firm and an experimental lab to support early-stage intelligent machines companies. Comet Labs invests in and connects AI and robotics startups with mentors and corporate partners to share resources and drive innovation forward. Saman has spent more than 15 years in China and has held positions at Honeywell, Verizon, Deloitte Consulting, and Microsoft in roles ranging from R&D to operations optimization. He received his Bachelor's degree in Control Systems Engineering from the Cooper Union and his MBA from Tsinghua and MIT.