Hossein Rahnama, a computer scientist living in the paradox of academia and entrepreneurship. He is the founder and CEO of Flybits Inc., a digital experience platform serving a global customer base. Rahnama is a visiting professor at the MIT Media Lab, professor at Ryerson University, and co-founder of the #1 university-based incubator, The Digital Media Zone. His research explores AI, mobile human-computer interaction and the effective design of data-driven services. Rahnama has written 30 publications and received 10 patents in ubiquitous computing. He served as a council member at National Science and Research Engineering Council of Canada and is currently serving on the board of Canadian Science Publishing.