Farhad Attaie

Farhad Attaie is the cofounder of Nacci, a social impact venture studio, and a TED speaker and fellow. Attaie lives at the intersection of empathy and innovation; as the cofounder of hellosmile, he spent the past decade building a new pediatric oral and medical health service model for some of New York City’s most underserved communities, focusing on prevention rather than treatment. Simultaneously, he served as an advisor to numerous start-ups focused on health and wellness, technology, and community building. He also cofounded Fact0ry, a corporate innovation and start-up studio in San Francisco that guides top executives at companies such as General Electric, Nike, Procter & Gamble, and Sony to innovate at the speed of start-ups. He started his career at Merrill Lynch Investment Bank and is a University of California San Diego alum. Visit his profile on LinkedIn at this link.