Nabeel Hyatt is an entrepreneur and Venture Partner at Spark Capital. He has led investments in Postmates, Thalmic Labs (Myo), PictureLife, Heyday, and assists with DIY and Oculus VR.
He was previously General Manager at Zynga, following its acquisition of Conduit Labs where Nabeel was Founder and CEO. Prior to that he was VP of Product Development at Ambient Devices, an MIT Media Lab pioneer that helped create the "internet of things" category. He began in startups as VP of Product at Teamtalk, plc from initial startup through the 2001 IPO.
From creating the first subscription SMS services in 1998 to pioneering a new category of consumer electronics in "glanceable computing" Nabeel's passion is new products, business models, and platforms for expanding the utility and entertainment we get from digital media.
Nabeel is a frequent speaker on growth, product development, virtual goods, and the future of digital media at Techcrunch Disrupt, CES, GDC, SXSW, and other conferences. He has been nominated as one of the Top 100 Innovators under 30 by MIT Technology Review.
Advisory Roles (6)Update
- 05/15/12 -techcrunch.com
- 09/01/11 -techcrunch.com