Houtan Fanisalek, CTO In Residence

Houtan Fanisalek is the Chief Technology Officer at Felix Gray, an e-commerce startup creating high-end eyewear that mitigates the uncomfortable effects of staring at a screen all day. Since joining Felix Gray, Houtan has led and scaled the technological components of the rapid customer and revenue growth.

Prior to joining Felix Gray, Houtan co-founded SideProjects, an app development company that has released iOS and Android apps with over one million downloads. He also worked at Lockheed Martin on some of the most advanced R&D projects, including an advanced train management system for the Australian Railway. Houtan holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Columbia Engineering and two B.S. degrees in Computer Engineering and Computer Science from Binghamton University. He is also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect.